Your Body’s Incredible, Invisible Machinery (Made Visible)

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Your body is an amazing machine. And we're not just saying that to suck up. There are constant, invisible, borderline-magical processes going on to keep you alive and reading the internet. All unseen by your naked eye. Until now.

Here are some amazing images of the stuff you can't see your body doing.

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Your Body’s Incredible, Invisible Machinery (Made Visible)

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Your iris is a bunch of creepy little muscles. Seeing the dark depths of the pupil against the cliff-like ridges of the iris, it feels like a giant sp

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Your Body’s Incredible, Invisible Machinery (Made Visible)

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Your Body’s Incredible, Invisible Machinery (Made Visible)

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Your Body’s Incredible, Invisible Machinery (Made Visible)

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You really do have an aura. Your body is an ecosystem that extends far beyond the limits of your skin. Schlieren photography, which shows the moveme

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Your Body’s Incredible, Invisible Machinery (Made Visible)

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Your bones are always under construction. Your bones are covered with (and are full of) autonomous cells that patrol and maintain your skeleton. One o

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Your Body’s Incredible, Invisible Machinery (Made Visible)

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Your teeth are covered in a living film. Dental plaque isn't just some Nutter Butter dust stuck to your teeth, but a growing, writhing mass of microsc

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Your Body’s Incredible, Invisible Machinery (Made Visible)

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Your tears come in different flavors. Psychic Tears: Reflex Tears: Grief Onion Psychic Tears: Psychic Tears: Laughing Change Your body makes different