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20 Winning Pictures: It's a Small, Small, Small, Small World

Have a look at the images that won this year's Nikon Small World contest

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20th Place
Solvin Zankl
Solvin Zankl Images
Kiel, Germany
Sergestes larva (deep-water decapod crustacean) (30x)
Darkfield....[ More ]

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19th Place
Eric Kalkman
Laboratory of Phytopathology, Wageningen University
Wageningen, The Netherlands
Hyperbranching of the fungus Neurospora crassa (bread mold) exposed to Latrunculin B (200x)
Confocal....[ More ]

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18th Place
Dr. Tamily Weissman
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
"Brainbow" transgenic mouse hippocampus (40x)
Confocal....[ More ]

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17th Place
Monica Pons
Institut de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona (CSIC)
Barcelona, Spain
Arabidopsis thaliana root (10x)
Confocal....[ More ]

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16th Place
Richard Bulgin
Imperial College London
London, UK
Transfected fibroblast with lamellipodia (100x)
Fluorescence....[ More ]

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15th Place
Wim van Egmond
Micropolitan Museum
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Radiolarians, fossil shells (160x)
Differential Interference Contrast....[ More ]

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14th Place
Charles Krebs
Charles Krebs Photography
Issaquah, Washington, USA
Closterium , diatoms and Spirogyra (40x)
Polarized Light....[ More ]

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13th Place
Milan Kosanovic
Belgrade, Serbia/Montenegro
Recrystallized Vitamin C (10x)
Polarized Light....[ More ]

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12th Place
Charles Krebs
Charles Krebs Photography
Issaquah, Washington, USA
Rear leg section of Water Boatman (Hemiptera: Corixidae) (200x)
Rheinberg Illumination....[ More ]

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11th Place
Wim van Egmond
Micropolitan Museum
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Diatoms on red alga (100x)
Darkfield....[ More ]

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10th Place
Harold Taylor
Kensworth, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, UK
Orchestia gammarella (sand hopper) (10x)
Darkfield....[ More ]

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9th Place
David Walker
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK
Compact disc case detail (5x)
Polarized Light....[ More ]

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8th Place
John Hart
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado, USA
Crystallized mixture of resorcinol, methylene blue, and sulphur (13x)
Polarized Transmitted Light....[ More ]

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7th Place
Dr. Margaret Oechsli
Jewish Hospital, Heart & Lung Institute
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Mitomycin (an anti-cancer drug) (10x)
Polarized Light....[ More ]

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6th Place
Klaus Bolte
Stittsville, Ontario, Canada
Chrysolina fastuosa (Micro leaf beetle) on a pin head (40x)
Stereomicroscopy....[ More ]

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5th Place
Charles Kazilek
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona, USA
Japanese specialty paper fibers (Sugixawa Tenjyo) (100x)
Confocal....[ More ]

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4th Place
Matthew Springer, Ph.D .
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California, USA
Differentiation of unicellular Dictyostelium discoideum into multicellular slugs (100x at 10")
Stereomicroscopy....[ More ]

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3rd Place
Albert Tousson
High Resolution Imaging Facility
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley) (1300x)
Confocal....[ More ]

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2nd Place
Paul Marshal l
National Research Council Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Carbon nanotubes, post growth (30x)
Stereomicroscopy....[ More ]

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1st Place
Michael Stringer
Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, UK
Pleurosigma (freshwater diatoms) (10x)
Polarized Light....[ More ]

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