"close up of the vascular bundles of a papyrus plant."
"close up of the vascular bundles of a papyrus plant."
"The business end of a carnivorous plant called the sundew, or Drosera. The depth of field comes from image stacking."
"The business end of a carnivorous plant called the sundew, or Drosera. The depth of field comes from image stacking."
"A close up of the spore-producing structures in a fern."
"A close up of the spore-producing structures in a fern."
"Once again, going inside a plant—in this case, an ostrich fern."
"Once again, going inside a plant—in this case, an ostrich fern."
"A small aquatic plant called the liverwort. Those golden nodules are actually its leaves."
"A small aquatic plant called the liverwort. Those golden nodules are actually its leaves."
"Polarized light used to illuminate crystals of 4,4’-dibromobiphenyl."
"Polarized light used to illuminate crystals of 4,4’-dibromobiphenyl."
Starfish
Starfish
"A dark field image of the feeding structure used by a limpet, a type of aquatic snail. Depth of field was obtained by stacking 40 individual images."
"A dark field image of the feeding structure used by a limpet, a type of aquatic snail. Depth of field was obtained by stacking 40 individual images."

 

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Source: http://arstechnica.com/science/2015/10/2015-nikon-microscopy-contest-winners-science-is-art