Nikon Small World 2013 – In Focus – The Atlantic

Taking first place this year is a 250x view of a marine diatom by Wim van Egmond (photo #2 below), showing the complexity and stunning detail of its fragile helical chain. Other entries include close-up views of ladybug feet, mollusc radula, dinosaur bones, nerve structures in embryos, and much more. Enjoy a trip into a miniature world through the images shared here with us by Nikon, all from the 2013 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. [ 32 photos ] Use j/k keys or / to navigate Choose: 1024px 1280px 3rd Place winner of the 2013 Small World Photomicrography Competition, a 20x close-up of a marine worm by Dr. Alvaro Esteves Migotto, of the Universidade de Sao Paulo, Centro de Biologia Marinha, Brazil. (Dr. Alvaro Esteves Migotto) 3rd Place winner of the 2013 Small World Photomicrography Competition, a 20x close-up of a marine worm by Dr. Alvaro Esteves Migotto, of the Universidade de Sao Paulo, Centro de Biologia Marinha, Brazil. (Dr. Alvaro Esteves Migotto) First place winner in the competition, this image depicts a colonial plankton organism, Chaetoceros debilis (marine diatom), magnified 250x by Wim van Egmond, of the Micropolitan Museum, Berkel en Rodenrijs, Zuid Holland, Netherlands. (Wim van Egmond) # Honorable Mention: This 100X image of an adult mouse foot showing blood vessels, immune cells and soft tissues, by Dr. Andrew J. Woolley, Himanshi Desai and Kevin Otto, Purdue University, Indiana. (Dr. Andrew J. Woolley, Himanshi Desai and Kevin Otto) # Image of Distinction: A 4x image of a worker ant, (Aphaenogaster senilis) by Dimitri Seeboruth, from Paris, France. (Dimitri Seeboruth) # Image of Distinction: A 6.6x image of a benthic fish egg cluster, by Dr. Jaime Gomez-Gutierrez, Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas, Mexico. (Dr. Jaime Gomez-Gutierrez) # Honorable Mention: A 200x view of the radula (rasping organ) of the mollusc Buccinum undatum (Common Whelk), by Dr. David Maitland, from Feltwell, Norfolk, UK. (Dr. David Maitland) # Image of Distinction: An image of primary rat brain astrocytes cultured in a SynVivo BBB (blood-brain barrier) device, by Ashley M.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s