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Nikon Small World microscopy contest 2021: A few of our favorites

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Enlarge / A small cnidarian called a hydra has attached itself to the cocoon of a caddisfly.
Microscopy is essential to many areas of science. We use it to look at everything from the tiny devices we fabricate to the tiny structures inside cells. And it wouldn't function without the input from many areas of science. Chemistry helps with stains and dyes and sample preparation. Physics determines what's possible with different forms of optics. And fields like biology and geology tells us which samples are able to give us valuable information. Combined, these give us a nearly infinite suite...
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