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February 7th, 2005
Butterfly images take flight
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US, and North Carolina State University, US, have used scanning probe microscopy (SPM) to look at the structure of a butterfly's wing. They found that acoustic imaging enabled them to look at the internal structure of the wing in fine detail.
Acoustic imaging revealed details of around 5 nm. The researchers say this is on the length scale of individual chitin fibrils forming the wing.
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