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.
Rabbit embryo, by Dr. Gabriel G. Marins and Rob Bryson-Richardson of the Centro de Biologia Ambiental, Portugal
Chameleon embryo, by Dorit Hockman of the University of Cambridge, UK
Dew on a spiderweb, by Massimo Brizzi, Italy
Flat bark beetle, by Nikola Rahme, Hungary
Barbilophozia sp. (a leafy liverwort, bryophyte plant) and cyanobacteria, by Magdalena Turzanska of the Institute of Experimental Biology, Poland
Section of a dinosaur bone preserved in clear agate, by Ted Kinsman, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York
Peripheral nerves in a mouse embryo, by Zhong Hua of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Maryland
Paramecium sp. showing the nucleus, mouth and water expulsion vacuoles, by Rogelio Moreno Gill, Panama
Sugar transport in fat cells, by Dr. James Burchfield of the Garvan Institute, Australia
Daphnia magna (a freshwater flea), by Jerzy Rojkowski, Poland
Diptera Blephariceridae larvae, by Fabrice Parais, France
Fish egg cluster, by Dr. Jaime Gomez-Gutierrez, Mexico
Worker ant, by Dimitri Seeboruth, France
Mouse foot, by Dr. Andrew J. Woolley, Himanshi Desai, and Kevin Otto of Purdue University, Indiana
Marine worm, by Dr. Alvaro Esteves Migotto of the Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Adhesive pad on a ladybird beetle’s foreleg, by Dr. Jan Michels, Germany
See last year’s winners.