Winners from Nikon’s annual Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition

First Place winner: The development of the zebrafish lateral line, a sensory organ analogous to the inner ear of humans, submitted by Dr. Mariana Muzzopappa and Jim Swoger.
First Place winner: The development of the zebrafish lateral line, a sensory organ analogous to the inner ear of humans, submitted by Dr. Mariana Muzzopappa and Jim Swoger.

 

Nikon’s 2014 Annual Small World in Motion Photomicrography winner’s are spectacular.  The small world of science is dazzling.  Here are a few of the Winners and the Honorable Mentions, in GIF form courtesy of The Huffingpost – see the full article for all the Winners and Honorable Mentions or visit the Official Site for to see all wonders of the Small World.

 

Second Place winner: A time-lapse of caffeine crystallization, submitted by Dr. Douglas Clark.
Second Place winner: A time-lapse of caffeine crystallization, submitted by Dr. Douglas Clark.

 

Honorable mention: Time-lapse of a two-day old zebrafish embryo with green erythrocytes and red blood vessels, submitted by Elliott Hagedorn
Honorable mention: Time-lapse of a two-day old zebrafish embryo with green erythrocytes and red blood vessels, submitted by Elliott Hagedorn

 

Honorable mention: Killer T cells engaging a cancer cell, submitted by Alex Ritter, Dr. Bi-Chang Chen, Dr. Wesley Legant & Dr. Liang Gao.
Honorable mention: Killer T cells engaging a cancer cell, submitted by Alex Ritter, Dr. Bi-Chang Chen, Dr. Wesley Legant & Dr. Liang Gao.

 

Honorable mention: Aplysia sea slug neuron, submitted by Dr. Masha Prager-Khoutorsky.
Honorable mention: Aplysia sea slug neuron, submitted by Dr. Masha Prager-Khoutorsky.

 

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