Extreme close-ups of the creepy crawlies that infest our homes

Posted by Trish Riley, August 3, 2010

These stunning detailed pictures magnified by over a million times reveal the true face of the hidden horrors in your home.

Seen through an ultra-powerful Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), these tiny creatures are some of several types of insect living undetected right under our noses.

One of the images taken using the SEM, which can cost up to £500,000, shows a house dust mite – millions of which inhabit every home.

Extreme close-ups of the creepy crawlies that infest our homes | Mail Online.