The Microscope. The Art of Looking at Cells. Artists are often inspired by biology and biology depends on art The paintings of Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) show the influence of cellular forms. Illustration is an important way to represent what scientists see through microscopes.
INTRODUCTION TO THE WORLD OF THE CELL scientists see through microscopes
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Surface areaof one large cube= 5,400 µm2
Total surface areaof 27 small cubes= 16,200 µm2