microscope

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Cross section of a leaf bud of the common yellow water lily, Nuphar lutea, magnified 12 times.

This image was among the winners of Nikon's 2015 Small Worlds microphotography competition. Photographer was Dr. David Maitland, Feltwell, United Kingdom.

Posted by Ellen

The retina of the Chrysemys picta (painted turtle), enlarged 400 times, photographed through the eyepiece of an ordinary light microscope. This image was among the finalists in Nikon's 2013 Small World photomicrograph competition.