Small World Photomicrography

Double compound eyes of male Bibio marci. Larger. (10X)

Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For over 30 years, Nikon has rewarded the world’s best photomicrographers who make critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science.

Small World Photomicrography (1)

Snowflake (4X)

Small World Photomicrography (6)

Daphnia magna (freshwater water flea) (100X)

The official judging for the 37th Annual Small World Photomicrography Competition took place on May 12, 2011. The winners will be announced in October, but we’re giving you the chance to pick your favorites among this year’s top entries. Vote up a photo by “liking” it or skipping ahead to the next one. Have fun, and check back in the fall to see who won!

Small World Photomicrography (2)

Microchip surface, 3D reconstruction (500X)

Small World Photomicrography (8)

Ascaris sp. (parasitic nematode), female (150X)

Small World Photomicrography (9)

20GB hard disk readwrite head slider (31X)

Small World Photomicrography (3)

Jumping spider anterior lateral and median eyes (16X)

Small World Photomicrography (7)

Chick embryo intestinal mucosa (60X)

Small World Photomicrography (10)

3 day post-fertilization zebrafish embryo (20X)

Small World Photomicrography (4)

Chick embryo intestinal mucosa (60X)

 

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