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Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition 2008

The 5th Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition has recently announced its winners and honorable mentions for 2008. According to the competition rules, all images must be of things that are, or once were, living, and light microscopy must be part of the imaging technique. A panel of judges then, well, judges the images, and the top 10 receives prizes. This years winners and honorable mentions can be found at the competition website. The winner this year was Spike Walker who captured this picture of a “Fairy Fly” Wasp taken using Rheinberg illumination:

This years winner. The wasp itself is only about 0.21 millimetres long. 

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November 19, 2008 - Posted by | General Science | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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