Digital Photography Contest Olympic BioScapes International Digital Imaging Competition is for the jury the most unusual pictures taken with a microscope.
1. This picture, written by Gerd Guenther of Duesseldorf, Germany, demonstrates the colonies of blue-green algae. Photo contest won by the tenth place.
2. Cell nuclei and chloroplast gold Representative diatom known as Mediopyxis helysia. Photo by Wolfgang Bettinghofera of Kiel, Germany, won ninth place in the competition Olympus BioScapes.
3. Meiosis or reduction division cells - eukaryotic cell division of the nucleus with a decrease in the number of chromosomes in half. Photo of James Lafontaine and Rudolf Odenburga of laboratory Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory.
4. Muscle and nerve structure of reproductive system in Drosophila, including the uterus and ovaries, recorded by fluorescence microscopy. Photo by Gunnar Nyukvizit of Nevada won the seventh place in the competition Olympus BioScapes.
5. On this micrograph, made Haris Antonopoulos of Athens, Greece, eggs defenders. Defenders - pests of agricultural crops, which are spread throughout the world. Photo won the sixth place in the competition Olympus BioScapes.
6. Underwater photography green living coral (Goniastrea sp.), Made by James Nicholson. Fifth place in the competition Olympus BioScapes.
7. Micrograph of the structures, known as the contractile vacuole. Vacuoles regulate the water pressure in the body of the protozoa. Water enters through the cell wall by osmosis and then passed through the cytoplasm to vacuole channels. After filling the vacuole expels water from the cell body. Photo of Edwin Lee of Carrollton, Texas, won fourth place in the competition Olympus BioScapes.
8. Photo Liang Gao of the Institute of Medicine of Howard Hyuza.Fotografii COS-7 cells. Third place in the competition Olympus BioScapes.
9. Second place in the contest Olympic BioScapes International Digital Imaging Competition has won photo taken by Daniel von Wangenheim from Goethe University in Frankfurt. It captures the plant Arabidopsis thaliana.