Visualize this!

This is worth taking a look. Go see the 2006 winners in the Nikon Small World Gallery.

There are lovely images of the nuclei in a mouse colon, cyanobacteria and a diatom, a fluorescent aquatic worm, a lovely picture of a transgenic tobacco species, a beautiful picture of a sea urchin embryo in metaphase, a lovely image of some Hela cancer cells, and so very much more, that I can't believe you're still here. Off you go!

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