Magnetic Pollen (IMAGE) Georgia Institute of Technology Caption These scanning electron microscope images show a pollen particle (left) that has been coated with iron oxide and a replica of the same particle (right) after firing at 600 C to remove the organic material and crystallize the iron oxide. Arrows point to features that were preserved by the process. Credit Courtesy of Brandon Goodwin and Ken Sandhage Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.