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Learn about microscopic structures through puzzles

We've taken pictures with an electron microscope and turned them into jigsaw puzzles.
Piece together the puzzles and take a closer look at the microscopic structures.
Maybe you'll discover something you've never seen before!

  •  How to solve the puzzles
  • 6-piece puzzle
  • 9-piece puzzle
  • 9-piece puzzle
  • 12-piece puzzle

The answer is

Ant

The answer is an ant's face! We can see that the ant has tiny hairs on its face.
There are lots of different types of ant — but did you know that termites, who look a lot like ants, are actually related to cockroaches!

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