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Ant and microchip. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of an ant, Formica sp. holding a microchip. The round compound eyes are seen above the long antennae. The mouthparts consist of toothed (serrated) mandibles which are holding the microchip. Microchips are used in computers and carry complex microscopic circuits printed onto thin wafers of silicon. Magnification: x14 at 6x7cm size.
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