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Four-day-old zebrafish embryo

Microscopic Fish Face Takes First Place in 2016 Nikon Small World Competition

October 19, 2016

Nikon Instruments Inc. today announced the winners of the 42nd annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, awarding first place to Oscar Ruiz, Ph.D. for his microscopic view of the facial development of a four-day-old zebrafish embryo. Fittingly, Nikon unveiled Dr. Ruiz’s zebrafish “selfie” win first on Instagram this morning, giving followers the first look at the winning images. Th...


Nikon Single Molecule Imaging Contest Winners

September 28, 2016

Nikon Instruments Europe and Nikon GmbH, Zweigniederlassung Schweiz (Egg/ZH) in Switzerland would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who attended the 6th annual Single Molecule Localization Microscopy Symposium (SMLMS) at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. We are very proud to sponsor the SMLMS – an event uniquely focused on uniting the single-molecule super-resolution...


DS-Fi3 Microscopy Camera and DS-L4 Tablet Interface

Nikon Introduces New DS-Fi3 Microscopy Camera and DS-L4 Tablet Interface

September 12, 2016

Nikon Instruments Inc. today unveiled its latest duo for capturing, viewing and replaying high-resolution imaging through the microscope. The DS-Fi3 camera for microscopy features a 5.9 megapixel CMOS image sensor with greatly improved sensitivity and low-noise electronics, while the new DS-L4 tablet interface captures and records images and movies with exceptional color reproduction. By elimin...


Dr. Roger Tsien

Nobel Laureate Dr. Roger Tsien, Co-Developer of GFP Technology, Dies at 64

September 1, 2016

The scientific community has lost a giant with the passing of Roger Tsien on August 24th, 2016, at the age of 64. Dr. Tsien was a Professor in the Departments of Pharmacology and Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego. He is perhaps best known for discovering and developing green fluorescent protein (GFP) as a genetically expressed biochemical marker for use in li...


The Nikon group provides aid to the victims of the earthquake in Italy

August 30, 2016

The Nikon group would like to express its profound sympathy and condolences to the victims of the earthquake that took place in Italy. In response to this tragedy and to extend an immediate support to the victims and affected areas, the Nikon group has decided to provide the following assistance:  Cash donation : 30,000 EUR (Nikon group total) Donee : Italian Red Cross...


BIO and Nikon Instruments Inc. Jointly announce a new Program for Research Grade Microscope System for BIO Members

June 29, 2016

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and Nikon Instruments Inc. jointly announce a new partnership under the BIO Business Solutions® offerings.  Nikon Instruments is a world-renowned market leader in optical instrumentation and research microscope systems known for cutting edge digital imaging technology for biomedical research solutions.As a supplier partner, Nikon Instruments...


Judging for Nikon Instruments’ 42nd “Nikon Small World” Competition Begins Today

June 15, 2016

Nikon Instruments Inc. kicks off the judging for the 2016 Nikon Small World Photomicrography and Small World in Motion Video Competitions today. While this year’s judges all have a strong background in science, each brings a unique perspective and expertise to the judging table: two of the judges are researchers, focused on cell and molecular biology; and two are members of the scientific journ...


Ts2 iF Gold Award

Nikon Corporation Receives iF Gold Award for Design Excellence

March 3, 2016

Nikon Instruments Inc. is pleased to announce that Inverted Microscopes ECLIPSE Ts2R and ECLIPSE Ts2 have been recognized with the iF Gold Award, a globally prestigious design recognition sponsored by iF International Forum Design GmbH since 1953. The ECLIPSE Ts2R and ECLIPSE Ts2 were awarded in the Product category (Industry/Skilled Trades) for their streamlined, space-saving design, ergonomic...


Michael W. Davidson (1950-2015)

January 19, 2016

On Christmas Eve, Nikon lost long time colleague and friend Michael W. Davidson, of the National High Magnetic Laboratory at Florida State University. He passed away sur...


Eclipse Ts2R and Ts2

Nikon Instruments Inc. Unveils Two New Inverted Microscopes at American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting

December 14, 2015

Nikon Instruments Inc. today released two new inverted microscope Eclipse models for routine laboratory work and basic research. Featuring enhanced functionality, improved workflow, a newly developed emboss contrast technique and a compact design, the new Research Microscope Eclipse Ts2R and Routine Microscope Eclipse Ts2 set a new standard in inverted microscopes. Nikon will showcase both prod...


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