sábado, 1 de octubre de 2011

Lives Within a Drop of Water

The slogan for the Nikon Small World competition is “Recognizing Excellence in Photography through the Microscope.” Feast your eyes on these images that record a different world so small that it fits into a drop of water!

Michael Shribak/ Dr. Irina Arkhipova
Marine Biological Laboratory
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Philodina roseola (bdelloid rotifer), live specimen
Video-enhanced polychromatic polarized light

Frank Fox
Fachhochschule Trier
Trier, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Melosira moniliformis, living specimen (320X)
Differential Interference Contrast

Dr. Jan Michels
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Kiel, Germany
Temora longicornis (marine copepod), ventral view (10X)
Confocal, Autofluorescence and Congo Red Fluorescence

Joan Röhl
Institute for Biochemistry and Biology
Potsdam, Germany
Daphnia magna (freshwater water flea) (100X)
Differential Interference Contrast

Gerd A. Guenther
Duesseldorf, Germany
Nassula ornata (freshwater ciliate), conjugation, living specimens (630X)
Differential Interference Contrast

Charles Krebs
Charles Krebs Photography
Issaquah, Washington, USA
Hydra sp. capturing water flea (40X)

Dr. Andrew Gillis
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK
Chiloscyllium plagiosum (Whitespotted bamboo shark), embryonic pectoral fin
Stereomicroscopy with fiber optic lighting

Dr. John H. Brackenbury
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK
Water droplet containing a pair of mosquito larvae
Laser-triggered high-speed macrophotography

Wim van Egmond
Micropolitan Museum
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Leptodora kindtii (giant waterflea) eye; living specimen
Differential Interference Contrast

Dr. Ralf Wagner
Düsseldorf, Germany
Daphnia sp. (water flea) and Volvox sp. (green algae)
Darkfield, flash

Jonathan Franks
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Algae biofilm
Confocal, autofluorescence

Wolfgang Bettighofer
Kiel, Germany
Closterium lunula (green alga), living specimen from a bog pond
Differential Interference Contrast

Dr. Carlos Alberto Muñoz
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Alona sp. (crustacean) mounted in Canada Balsam with crystals and other artifacts
Nomarski Differential Interference Contrast

John Gaynes
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
3 day post-fertilization zebrafish embryo

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