Frontal view of an ant head

Date:26 March 2012 Tags:, , ,

11th Place, Nikon Small World 2011 competition
Dr Jan Michels
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Kiel, Germany
Confocal, autofluorescence

Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For over 30 years, Nikon has rewarded the world’s best photomicrographers who make critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science. The entry deadline for the 2012 competition is 30 April. If you have an image that you believe has a good chance of winning, find out more by visiting www.nikonsmallworld.com