Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Nikon's Small World

Nikon organized a competition about the best photomicrographies of year 2005. That is called Nikon's Small World Photomicrography Competition.

The following photos have been the winners of Photomicrography Competition:

1.Muscoid fly (Charles Krebs) - Reflected light

2.Quantum dot fluorescence image of mouse kidney section (Thomas J. Deerinck) - Fluorescence (2-photon)

3.Crystallized vitamin A (Stefan Eberhard) - Polarized light

4-Crystallized succinic acid and urea (Edy Kieser) - Polarized light

5.Bacteria growth in petri dish (Neil J. Egan) - Stereomicroscopy

You could see 30 more pictures on the Nikon's Small World Gallery website. If you like this kind of photos, you can buy Nikon's 2006 Small World Calendar to celebrate 31 Years of excellence in photography through the microscope by Nikon.

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