Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

• Top micrographs Nikon Small World 2012

A few days ago it was announced the winners of the 37th annual competition photomicrography Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition under the patronage of the Japanese company Nikon. Participation in the contest usually takes researchers photographed their studies. Of the hundreds of works of fiction jury selected the 20 best.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

20th place. Bright Field micrograph three embryos black Molos (species of bats) at progressive stages of development. A little later, their wings begin to lengthen and ears - grow bigger.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

19th place. Cell lineage (primordia), representing the earliest stage of flower development. The photo was taken with illumination technique Kirlian.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

8th place. Brightfield micrograph of particles of various forms of coral sand. 100-fold magnification.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

17th place. Stinging nettle leaf tip on. Micrograph taken with transmitted light technique. 100-fold magnification.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

16th place. The cut shell fossil turitelly containing ancient freshwater snails and ostracods. 7-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

15th place. Confocal image of the legs of a ladybird. 10-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

14th place. Pink, orange and yellow colors abound on pestle fat Adenium (desert rose). Photo giperfokusirovki executed in the art. 10-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

13th place. Type of protozoa known as Sonder. These ciliates love to feast on cyanobacteria and diatoms. 400-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

12 place. Confocal fluorescence image and lymphatic endothelial cells and fibroblasts. 200-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

11 place. Confocal image portion bowel fruit fly larvae, comprising markers signaling activity Notch (green), cytoskeleton (red) and nuclei (blue). 25-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

10 place. Stereomicroscopical and dark-field image zmeehvostki. 8-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

9th place. Ant carrying a larva. The photo was taken giperfokusirovki appliances and reflected light. 5-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

8 place. Photomicrograph larvae plevrobrahii, made in the technique of differential-interference contrast. 500-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

7th place. Confocal image of the eye of the fruit fly. 60-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

6 place. COSMAR (seaweed) near Leaf sfagnida (moss) in polarized light. 100-fold magnification.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

5 th place. Micrograph of tiny spheres of a mineral from the mine cacoxenite La Paloma, made in the technique of the transmitted light. 18-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

4th place. Confocal image of the visual system of the fruit fly pupa stage of development. The retina is a golden color, the photoreceptors axons - blue, brain tissue - green. A 1500-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

3 rd place. Human bone cancer. Actin fibers are shown in purple, mitochondria - yellow, DNA - blue. 63-fold image.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

2 nd place. Photomicrograph newborn-lynx spiders made in the technique of the reflected beam, fiber optics and giperfokusirovki. 6-fold increase.

Top photomicrography Nikon Small World 2012

1 place. Confocal image of the blood-brain barrier in the zebrafish embryo. Photo is notable because it is the first image of the blood-brain barrier of a living being. 20-fold increase.

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