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Nikon Small World 2016 winners announced

Nikon Small World 2016 winners announced

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Four-day-old zebrafish embryo (10x). 1st place 2016 Photomicrography Competition. Photo by Dr. Oscar Ruiz

For over 40 years Nikon’s Small World photomicrography competition has celebrated imagery of the hidden world right under our noses. This year, an image of a four-day-old Zebrafish embryo has taken the top prize. But that’s just scratching the surface – take a look at the top ten winners here and head over to the competition website to see even more.

Nikon Small World 2016 winners announced

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2nd place 2016 Photomicrography Competition. Photo by Douglas L. Moore

Polished slab of Teepee Canyon agate (90x).

Nikon Small World 2016 winners announced

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3rd place 2016 Photomicrography Competition. Photo by Rebecca Nutbrown

Brain cells from skin cells : Specifically, this is a culture of neurons (stained green) derived from human skin cells, and Schwann cells, a second type of brain cell (stained red), which have started to cover the neuron in the same way these cells interact in the brain. (20x)

Nikon Small World 2016 winners announced

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4th place 2016 Photomicrography Competition. Photo by Jochen Schroeder

Butterfly proboscis (6.3x). 

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5th place 2016 Photomicrography Competition. Photo by Dr. Igor Siwanowicz

Front foot (tarsus) of a male diving beetle (100x).

Nikon Small World 2016 winners announced

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6th place 2016 Photomicrography Competition. Photo by Marek Miś

Air bubbles formed from melted ascorbic acid (vitamin C) crystals (50x).

Nikon Small World 2016 winners announced

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7th place 2016 Photomicrography Competition. Photo by Dr. David Maitland

Leaves of Selaginella (lesser club moss) (40x).

Nikon Small World 2016 winners announced

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8th place 2016 Photomicrography Competition. Photo by Samuel Silberman

Wildflower stamens (40x).

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9th place 2016 Photomicrography Competition. Photo by Vin Kitayama & Sanae Kitayama

Espresso coffee crystals.

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10th place 2016 Photomicrography Competition. Photo by Rogelio Moreno Gill

Frontonia (showing ingested food, cilia, mouth and trichocysts) (200x).


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