STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Primate eyelash, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Eyelashes protect the eye from debris. They are sensitive to being touched, thus providing a warning that an object is near the eye which is then closed reflexively. Magnification: x6000 when printed at 10 centimetres across.
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