Through the looking glass – part 1

  • Through the looking glass - part 1
  • Through the looking glass - part 1
  • Through the looking glass - part 1
Date:1 April 2012 Tags:,

Fluorescent actin bundles growing from the surface of coated beads (63X)
Dennis Breitsprecher
Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany
In-vitro TIRF Microscopy

Image credit: Dennis Breitsprecher/Nikon Small World

Miniature worlds exist all around us… but, incapable of being seen by the naked eye, they remain unexplored. Under the microscope, though, these mysterious worlds come to life “” sometimes magically so. For the past 35 years, Nikon”â„¢s Small World competition has helped explore those hidden worlds by celebrating the art and science of photomicrography. Above, you’ll find a selection of the most recent standout entries.