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   xoxoxoBruce  Thursday Oct 21 12:20 AM

Oct 21, 2010: It's a Small World

Nikon runs a yearly photo contest in microscopy.

Quote:
Celebrating 36 years of excellence in photography through the microscope, The Nikon International
Small World Competition is dedicated to furthering creativity and excellence in photomicrography
This is the 2010 winner by Jonas King, Vanderbilt University.
Can you guess what it is?




This was one that caught my eye, #10 by Yanping Wang, Beijing Planetarium.
What do you think this is?



Highlight below for the answers...
#1, Anopheles gambiae (mosquito) heart (100X), #10, Crystallized soy sauce (16X)

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Cloud  Thursday Oct 21 12:22 AM

my guess without looking: top --looks like a textile or fiber; bottom--salt

eta: lol! way off on first one; off on second one, but not too far off!



SPUCK  Thursday Oct 21 05:01 AM

Cloud; I guessed wool... Way off too.



Trilby  Thursday Oct 21 06:43 AM

really cool!

I was way off on both - very interesting.



xoxoxoBruce  Thursday Oct 21 07:20 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cloud View Post
...on second one, but not too far off!
Actually, you were probably right. It might have been that in it.


Shawnee123  Thursday Oct 21 08:24 AM

Ummmm, soy sauce soft like pillow.



newtimer  Thursday Oct 21 09:23 AM

I thought they were both props from the new Tron movie. Wrong and wrong.

Spend some time clicking through the other entries to the contest. They're impressive.



Sheldonrs  Thursday Oct 21 09:37 AM

Mmmmmmmmmmm...Mosquito hearts and soy sauce...Yuuuummm!



Shawnee123  Thursday Oct 21 09:38 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sheldonrs View Post
Mmmmmmmmmmm...Mosquito hearts and soy sauce...Yuuuummm!
This is the new haiku!


Gravdigr  Sunday Oct 24 06:13 AM

The first one looks like Edvard Munch painted a bridge at night.

The second made me think of a table cloth. What?



Gravdigr  Sunday Oct 24 06:36 AM

These. Two. Things. Are. Not. Of. This. Earth. (The first one just plain scares me.)



spudcon  Sunday Oct 24 02:50 PM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Gravdigr View Post
These. Two. Things. Are. Not. Of. This. Earth. (The first one just plain scares me.)
How about THESE!


SPUCK  Monday Oct 25 06:25 AM

SEA MONKEYS!!!



xoxoxoBruce  Monday Oct 25 08:49 AM

Artemia NYOS.



Shawnee123  Monday Oct 25 08:56 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by spudcon View Post
How about THESE!
I think my Sea Monkeys were all inbred and stupid. I never once saw them turn on the television or pick up the mail. I had, like, the carnival freaks of the Sea Monkey continuum.


Undertoad  Monday Oct 25 09:26 AM

I never realized it before but those sea monkeys are... nekkid!!!



xoxoxoBruce  Monday Oct 25 09:31 AM

What? That's the first thing I noticed as a yout.



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