17 Captivating Microscopic Pictures

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The Nikon’s Photomicrography Competitionis a great contest and also a stunning source of inspiration for all of us. Just take a close look at these pictures and discover some tinny little things, captured in amazing details.
The blood-brain barrier in a live zebrafish embryo (20x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 1

Live newborn lynx spiderlings (6x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 2

Human bone cancer (osteosarcoma) showing actin filaments (purple), mitochondria (yellow), and DNA (blue) (63x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 3

Drosophila melanogaster visual system halfway through pupal development, showing retina (gold), photoreceptor axons (blue), and brain (green) (1500x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 4

Cosmarium sp. (desmid) near a Sphagnum sp. leaf (100x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 5

Brittle star (8x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 6

Pistil of Adenium obesum (10x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 7

Stinging nettle trichome on leaf vein (100x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 8

Coral sand (100x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 9

Phalloidin stained embryo of Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) (20x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 10

Mouse retina surface (200x) [link]

Seed head of the Hypericum (St. Johns Wort) (10x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 12

The seaweed Acetabularia calyculus, showing reproductive structures with green gametangial cysts (100x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 13

Slab of Dryhead agate (marine sedimentary agate) (32x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 14

Cross section of Juncus sp. (bulrush) leaf under UV light (200x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 15

Holopedium gibberum (water flea), live specimen (50x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 16

Caffeine crystals (25x) [link]

Microscopic Pictures 17

 

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