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Art of Science Gallery 07


Zeiss Sigma VP 3View Serial Block-Face Scanning Electron Microscope

Aurora Turgeon

Jing Yang Laboratory

Funded by the NIH

Scattered across this image are cross-sections of a clawed frog egg. The large, dark circles mark the yolk substance that feeds the developing embryo. Clawed frogs are often used as an experimental model for studies like this one that help us understand how organisms develop and grow.