unbelieveble images!!!! Nikon Small World microscope photography competition

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Every year, Nikon organize a Small World Photomicrography Competition. In this competion, organizers select the best biology images taken by scientists coming from different part of the world.

In 2012,  20 winning photographs were selected from nearly 2000 submissions for their originality, informational content and visual impact. Very nice photos!!!!!

link: http://www.microscopyu.com/smallworld/gallery/contests/2012/



Jennifer Peters and Michael Taylor, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee. Subject: The blood-brain barrier in a live zebrafish embryo (20x).

Walter Piorkowski, South Beloit, Illinois. Subject: Live newborn lynx spider-lings (6x).

Dylan Burnette, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. Subject: Human bone cancer (osteosarcoma) showing actin filaments (purple), mitochondria (yellow), and DNA (blue) (63x).

W. Ryan Williamson, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, Virginia. Subject: Drosophila melanogaster visual system halfway through pupal development, showing retina (gold), photoreceptor axons (blue), and brain (green) (1,500x).

Honorio Cócera, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain. Subject: Cacoxenite (mineral) from La Paloma…

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