Up Close, Inside

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Two of the finalists in the Nikon’s annual Small World Photomicrography Competition, recognizable in their form, if not in their true identity.

Here, a branch against a clouded landscape.

Nerve and muscle thin section (40x magnification) Image: Dr. David Ward

Nerve and muscle thin section (40x magnification)
Image: David Ward

Here, a chameleon – but an internal view on two levels: The usually invisible skeletal and cartilage structure, and this is an embryo, usually invisible inside an egg.

Veiled Chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus) embryo showing cartilage (blue) and bone (red) Image: Dorit Hockman

Veiled Chameleon (Chamaeleo calyptratus) embryo showing cartilage (blue) and bone (red)
Image: Dorit Hockman

Small horizons and internal views, images of what we can’t see with the human eye, and yet manage to see anyway.

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