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Mold on a Tomato
Mold growing on a tomato. This gained 5th place in Nikon’s 2017 Photomicrography Competition.
The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by a grouping of ham mites.
This digitally colorized scanning electron microscopic (SEM) image depicts a grouping of numerous, Gram-negative, anaerobic, Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria.
Yeast and Fungi
Aspergillus flavus (fungus) and yeast colony from soil. This won 20th place in Nikon’s 2017 Photomicrography Competition.
An Asian hornet with venom on its stinger
MIT engineers have developed a technique that allows them to rapidly image many different proteins within a synapse. At bottom right is a composite of the other images.
High-resolution fluorescence imaging of activated fibroblasts with immunostaining of nuclei (DAPI, blue), ACTA2 (purple) and F-actin (phalloidin, cyan) showing stress fibre formation.
Cardiac Cells in the Shape of a Heart
Cardiac cells - which happen to be in the shape of a heart - on a hydrogel.
Chicken Embryo Nervous System
The developing nervous system of a seven-day old chicken embryo captured with a mesoSPIM microscope.
Using Keratin To Assess and Diagnose Skin Cancer
This image shows Keratin 5 (red) and Keratin 1 (green) expression in skin tumors.