Stunning Photos of the 2014 Nikon Microscopic Competition

By | October 25, 2014

Every year, Nikon holds the Annual Small World Competition, where subjects are put through a microscope and then photographed. Here are some of the stunning shots.

Reproductive tissues (gray) surrounded by neurons (colors) in the freshwater planarian Schmidtea mediterranea

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Young starfish

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Magnesium chloride and potassium alum mixture

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Hydra and Volvox

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Jumping Spider Eyes

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Anagallis arvensis (scarlet pimpernel)

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Live zebrafish embryo at 22 hours post-fertilization

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Ant Eye

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Tradescantia zebrina (wandering jew) leaf stomata

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Chrysochroa buqueti (jewel beetle) carapace, near eye

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