Nikon's Small World Contest Results Out

Nikon's Small World Contest Results Out

The 2012 Nikon International Small World photography contest's winners have been announced today i. e. October 23, a report has unveiled newly. The competition was organized in 1974, with an aim to honour the beautiful images captured with the help of a microscope.

As per the report, the images captured this way are known as photomicrographs. The top 20 pictures are chosen each year by a panel of judges along with some honorable mentions. And this year, the image containing the blood-brain barrier in an embryo of a live zebrafish has been kept at the top position.

Amongst other winners are the images of an ant carrying her larva, a teensy bat embryo hiding its eyes with wings and wobbly-looking newborn spiderlings. The second place has been grabbed by Walter Piorkowski's creepy-cute picture of newborn lynx spiderlings.

Besides, at the third place is a wispy color-coded image containing human bone cancer components that had been taken by the National Institutes of Health's Dylan Burnette.

"We are proud that this competition is able to demonstrate the true power of scientific imaging and its relevance to both the scientific communities as well as the general public" sources quoted communications manager of Nikon Instruments Eric Flem as asserting.


FrenchTribune Specials

HTC to Launch Windows Phone with 1280*800 Resolution Support

After launching HTC 8S and HTC 8X in 2012, Taiwanese handset producer is planning to re- enter the windows smartphone segment with Windows Phone 8.1 supporting HTC One (M8).

As per report, the One (M8) window phone version will have similar features as that of the Android version of the handset. HTC One (M8) had a dual camera with a 4-...

Most Popular

Data speeds of Verizon’s unlimited 4G LTE subscribers may be choked beginning Oc

Tech website The Verge has revealed in a recent report...

Climatic Changes Likely To Affect Food Production

A study published in this month's edition of...

Satellite Study Reveals Shipping Vessels a Threat to Blue Whales

Researchers conducted a study on 171 tagged blue whales...

Google X Labs conducting research on human body

Technology giant Google Inc.'s secret laboratory "Google...

Poll

Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: