Date:1 April 2012
Alzheimer Zebrafish, stained for Tau (red), neurons (green), synapses and pathologic Tau (blue) (10X)
Ludwig-Maximilians-UniversitÃƒÂ¤t MÃƒÂ¼nchen, Adolf Butenandt Institute
Image credit: Dominik Paquet/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.