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Nikon Small World Competition


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March 4 – April 20

Nikon Small World Competition reveals the microscopic world in stunning detail. See this year’s winners at the only North Carolina venue in the competition’s North American tour. The Small World in Motion competition winners will also be on exhibit.

Nikon Instruments celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. This is the 43rd year of Nikon’s photography competition and the sixth year the Museum has hosted the show.

Above: Immortalized human skin cells (HaCaT keratinocytes) expressing fluorescently tagged keratin. Dr. Bram van den Broek, Andriy Volkov, Dr. Kees Jalink, Dr. Nicole Schwarz & Dr. Reinhard Windoffer

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