2014 Nikon Small World Winners

These are the amazing best microscope images of the year, the Nikon Small World 2014 winners.   1st Place 2014 Photomicrography Competition: Rogelio Moreno, Panama, Panama.  Subject Matter: Rotifer showing the mouth interior and heart shaped corona (40x)

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2nd Place: Alessandro Da Mommio, Università di Pisa Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Pisa, Italy  Subject Matter: Rhombohedral cleavage in calcite crystal (10x)

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3rd Place: Noah Fram-Schwartz, Greenwich, Connecticut, USA   Subject Matter: Jumping spider eyes (20x)

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4th Place: Karin Panser, The Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna, Austria Subject Matter: Caterpillar proleg with circle of gripping hooks in red (20x)

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5th Place: Muthugapatti K. Kandasamy, The University of Georgia, Biomedical Microscopy Core, Athens, Georgia, USA  Subject Matter: Bovine pulmonary artery endothelial cells stained for actin (pink), mitochondria (green) and DNA (yellow)

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6th Place; Dr. Douglas Brumley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA  Subject Matter: Active fluid flow around P. damicornis (coral polyp) (4x)

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7th Place: Dennis Hinks, Cleveland, Ohio, USA  Subject Matter: Circuitry in DVD reader (100x)

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8th Place: Dr. Igor Robert Siwanowicz, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, Virginia, USA  Subject Matter: Appendages of a common brine shrimp (100x)

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9th Place: Meritxell Vendrell, Universitat Autònoma, Servei de Microscòpia, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain  Subject Matter: Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) ovary fixed and stained to show lectins (red) and nuclei (blue) (63x)

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10th Place: Dr. Paul Joseph Rigby, The University of Western Australia, CMCA, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia  Subject Matter: Daisy petal with fungal infection and pollen grains (10x)

You can see all the winners at Nikon Small World 2014 competition