infinity-imagined: “Scanning electron micrographs of diatoms, microscopic algae that form the base of the food chain and produce of Earth’s oxygen. ” The beautiful base of the pyramid of biology, feeding our air, land and life.
MICROSCOPIC HAIRS IN INNER EAR: Inner ear help divers know their up down orientation in water. Sounds under water are magnified. When we hear sounds (whether under water or above) microscopic hairs in our inner ears vibrate.
Diatoms are microscopic algae composed of separate halves, with delicate siliceous cell walls. They're usually single-celled organisms, though some live colonially. They inhabit fresh and salt waters and are among the most abundant of all phytoplankton.