Rotifer showing the mouth interior and heart shaped corona (40x) by Rogelio Moreno (2014). 1st Place.
Here are some of the winners from Nikon’s annual Small World microscope photography contest. (Hat tip and Images Source: Wired.)
Rhombohedral cleavage in calcite crystal (10x) by Alessandro Da Mommio (2014). 2nd Place.
Circuitry in DVD reader (100x) by Dennis Hinks (2014). 7th Place.
Appendages of a common brine shrimp (100x) by Dr. Igor Robert Siwanowicz (2014). 8th Place.
Conochilus unicornis (rotifer), actively feeding (417x) by Charles Krebs (2014). 13th Place.
Larval stage of the acorn worm Balanoglossus misakiensis, dorsal view, showing cell borders, muscles and apical eye spots (10x) by Dr. Sabrina Kaul (2014). 19th Place.