INCREDIBLE WINNING ENTRIES FROM 2017 PHOTOMICROGRAPHY COMPETITION

INCREDIBLE WINNING ENTRIES FROM 2017 PHOTOMICROGRAPHY COMPETITION

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Nikon recently unveiled the winners of its annual photomicrography contest, which celebrates the hidden world only seen under a light microscope. For 43 years, scientists, doctors, and enthusiasts have entered their best work into the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, bringing a new worldview to the public.

With over 2,000 entries from 88 countries, the competition this year shows a wide array of subjects and techniques. But in the end, it was Dr. Bram van den Broek of The Netherlands Cancer Institute who won the top prize for his image of a skin cell expressing an excessive amount of keratin. Scroll down to see the winning entry.

20th Place

Photo by Tracy Scott.

Aspergillus flavus (fungus) and yeast colony from soil.

19th Place

Photo by Dr. Dylan Burnette.

Embryonic body wall from a developing Mus musculus (mouse).

18th Place

Photo by Christian Gautier.

Synapta (sea-cucumber) skin.

17th Place

Photo by Harald K. Andersen.

Dyed human hair.

16th Place

Photo by Marek Miś.

Parus major (titmouse) down feather.

15th Place

Photo by Dr. Rick Adams.

3rd trimester fetus of Megachiroptera (fruit bat).

14th Place

Photo by David Millard.

Common Mestra butterfly (Mestra amymone) eggs, laid on a leaf of Tragia sp. (Noseburn plant).

13th Place

Photo by Levon Biss.

Exaerete frontalis (orchid cuckoo bee) from the collections of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

12th Place

Photo by Charles B. Krebs.

Opiliones (daddy longlegs) eye.

11th Place

Photo by Steven Simon.

Plastic fracturing on credit card hologram.

10th Place

Photo by Dr. Csaba Pintér.

Phyllobius roboretanus (weevil).

9th Place

Photo by Catarina MouraDr. Sumeet MahajanDr. Richard Oreffo Dr. Rahul Tare.

Growing cartilage-like tissue in the lab using bone stem cells (collagen fibers in green and fat deposits in red).

8th Place

Photo by Dr. Michael Perny.

Newborn rat cochlea with sensory hair cells (green) and spiral ganglion neurons (red).

7th Place

Photo by Dr. Ryo Egawa.

Individually labeled axons in an embryonic chick ciliary ganglion.

6th Place

Photo by Dr. David A. Johnston.

Lily pollen.

5th Place

Photo by Dean Lerman.

Mold on a tomato.

4th Place

Photo by Teresa Zgoda.

Taenia solium (tapeworm) everted scolex.

3rd Place

Photo by Jean-Marc Babalian.

Living Volvox algae releasing its daughter colonies.

2nd Place

Photo by Dr. Havi Sarfaty.

Senecio vulgaris (a flowering plant) seed head.

1st Place

Photo by Dr. Bram van den BroekAndriy VolkovDr. Kees JalinkDr. Reinhard Windoffer & Dr. Nicole Schwarz.

Immortalized human skin cells (HaCaT keratinocytes) expressing fluorescently tagged keratin.


BREATHTAKING AND RARE IMAGES FROM NIKON MACRO PHOTO CONTEST

BREATHTAKING AND RARE IMAGES FROM NIKON MACRO PHOTO CONTEST

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