Rabbit embryo, water flea, dinosaur bones, and more — 2013 Small World Photo Contest winners [19 pics] | 22 Words

Rabbit embryo, water flea, dinosaur bones, and more — 2013 Small World Photo Contest winners [19 pics]

By Molly

Last week, the winners of Nikon’s Photomicrography Competition were announced.

The “Small World” competition is for photographers and scientists who submit photos they’ve taken under a microscope. Here are some of the best…

A colonial plankton organism, by Wim van Egmond of the Micropolitan Museum, Netherlands.

Microscope photos - 01

Rabbit embryo, by Dr. Gabriel G. Marins and Rob Bryson-Richardson of the Centro de Biologia Ambiental, Portugal

Microscope photos - 06

Chameleon embryo, by Dorit Hockman of the University of Cambridge, UK

Microscope photos - 02

Dew on a spiderweb, by Massimo Brizzi, Italy

Microscope photos - 03

Flat bark beetle, by Nikola Rahme, Hungary

Microscope photos - 04

Barbilophozia sp. (a leafy liverwort, bryophyte plant) and cyanobacteria, by Magdalena Turzanska of the Institute of Experimental Biology, Poland

Microscope photos - 15

Section of a dinosaur bone preserved in clear agate, by Ted Kinsman, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York

Microscope photos - 16

Peripheral nerves in a mouse embryo, by Zhong Hua of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Maryland

Microscope photos - 17

Paramecium sp. showing the nucleus, mouth and water expulsion vacuoles, by Rogelio Moreno Gill, Panama

Microscope photos - 19

Sugar transport in fat cells, by Dr. James Burchfield of the Garvan Institute, Australia

Microscope photos - 05

Daphnia magna (a freshwater flea), by Jerzy Rojkowski, Poland

Microscope photos - 07

Diptera Blephariceridae larvae, by Fabrice Parais, France

Microscope photos - 08

Fish egg cluster, by Dr. Jaime Gomez-Gutierrez, Mexico

Microscope photos - 09

Worker ant, by Dimitri Seeboruth, France

Microscope photos - 10

Mouse foot, by Dr. Andrew J. Woolley, Himanshi Desai, and Kevin Otto of Purdue University, Indiana

Microscope photos - 11

Marine worm, by Dr. Alvaro Esteves Migotto of the Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Microscope photos - 12

Adhesive pad on a ladybird beetle’s foreleg, by Dr. Jan Michels, Germany

Microscope photos - 13

See last year’s winners.

(via The AtlanticKottke)

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