Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

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Winners of the contest micrographs Nikon small world in 2013, which is the oldest and most respected competition of its kind in the world. This is a demonstration of beauty, sophistication and perfection of nature as seen through a microscope.

100-fold increase in circulatory mouse paw. (Photo by Dr. Andrew J. Woolley, Himanshi Desai and Kevin Otto):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

4-fold increase of ant castes of workers. (Photo by Dimitri Seeboruth):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

200-fold increase Zirporgane corrugated horn – the largest clam in the North Sea. Zirporgane are bony rays or spikes, friction is exciting sounds. With the help of them, such as chirping crickets. (Photo by Dr. David Maitland):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

100-fold increase in the annelid worm larvae. (Photo by Christian Sardet):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

10-fold increase in the hydrogel used in various fields – from seedling to planting trees. (Photo by Catherine Russell and Dayong Chen):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

Silicon nanocrystals in silica. 20x magnification. (Photo by Jan Valenta and Benjamin Bruhn):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

40-fold increase in the abdomen midge larvae. (Photo by Fabrice Parais):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

60-fold increase in the larvae of clams. (Photo by Mark A. Sanders):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

40-fold increase in synthetic food dye tartrazine. (Photo by Frederic Labaune):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

50-fold increase in 2 brown piece of fiber reinforced composite material are joined together with glue and attached to the other composite material (blue region). (Photo by Peter Pook):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

20-fold increase in the water flea (Daphnia magna). (Photo by Jerzy Rojkowski):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

100-fold increase in crystal ascorbic acid. (Photo by Raul M. Gonzalez):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

3D-reconstruction of the rabbit embryo obtained by microtomography. (Photo by Dr. Gabriel G. Marins and Rob Bryson-Richardson):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

10-fold increase in bark beetle. (Photo by Nikola Rahme):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

50-fold increase lepidoziya creeping plants. (Photo by Magdalena Turzanska):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

Dew on a spider web. (Photo by Massimo Brizzi):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

20x sulfosalicylic acid crystals. It is a white crystalline powder. (Photo by Thomas Balla):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

100-fold increase in the sweet fern (Polypodium virginianum). (Photo by Dr. Igor Siwanowicz):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

Image of rat brain. (Photo by Ashley M. Smith):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

20th Nikon Small World contest in 2013. Transport of sugar molecules in fat cells. (Photo by Dr. James Burchfield):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

16th Nikon Small World contest in 2013. 5-fold increase in the weaver spider on which the wasp larva. So wasps searching for spiders, which hunt to provide food for their larvae. (Photo by Geir Drange):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

14th Nikon Small World Competition 2013. Nerves are spherical in the mouse embryo. (Photo by Zhong Hua):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

10th Nikon Small World contest in 2013. 10-fold increase in the preserved dinosaur bones. (Photo by Ted Kinsman):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

8th Nikon Small World contest in 2013. 50-fold increase in hepatic sheet Barbilophozia Sp. (Moss). (Photo by Magdalena Turzanska):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

7th Nikon Small World contest in 2013. 20-fold increase in foot ladybug Coccinella septempunctata. (Photos Dr. Jan Michels):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

6th Nikon Small World contest in 2013. Embryo Yemen chameleon. Red areas – cartilage, blue – the bones. (Photo by Dorit Hockman):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

4th Nikon Small World contest in 2013. 40-fold increase in ciliates,shoes. The body gets its name from the shape of a permanent body that resembles the sole of shoes. (Photo by Rogelio Moreno Gill):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

3rd Nikon Small World contest in 2013. 20-fold increase in the marine worm. Prickly ancestors of modern sea worms were among the first organisms that inhabited the earth over 500 million years ago. (Photo by Dr. Alvaro Esteves Migotto):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

1st place contest Nikon Small World 2013. 250-fold increase in the colonial planktonic Chaetoceros debilis. The cells form a spiral chain. (Photo by Wim van Egmond):

Competition Micrographs of Nikon Small World 2013

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