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High-resolution, large-FOV objectives that are suitable for observation using a plastic cell-culture dish

High-resolution, large-FOV objectives that are suitable for observation using a plastic cell-culture dish

October 29, 2018

Nikon Corporation (Nikon) is pleased to announce the release of the CFI S Plan Fluor LWD 20XC and CFI S Plan Fluor LWD ADM 20XC objectives for biological microscopes. These objectives are effective in research utilizing stem cells and drug design research. They are capable of a long working distance*1 and provide a high numerical aperture. These objectives provide clear images even in observati...

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Stunning Weevil Eye Wins Forty-Fourth Annual Nikon Small World Competition

Stunning Weevil Eye Wins Forty-Fourth Annual Nikon Small World Competition

October 11, 2018

Nikon Instruments Inc. today announced the winners of the forty-fourth annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. First place was awarded to Emirati photographer Yousef Al Habshi, who sees the eyes as the windows to stunning insect artwork and research. The 2018 winning image captures part of the compound eyes and surrounding greenish scales of an Asian Red Palm weevil. This type of...

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Developing Sensory Nervous System of a Zebrafish Wins 2018 Nikon Small World in Motion Competition

September 27, 2018

Nikon Instruments Inc. today unveiled the winners of the eighth annual Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition. First place was awarded to Dr. Elizabeth Haynes and Jiaye "Henry" He for their video of a zebrafish embryo growing its elaborate sensory nervous system. The video reflects a time lapse of 16 hours and uses gentle light sheet technology to capture the whole z...

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Nikon Small World Takes Over Japan

December 20, 2017

To commemorate Nikon’s 100th Anniversary, the 2017 winners of Nikon Instruments’ landmark annual Nikon Small World and Nikon Small World in Motion competitions received a trip to Nikon’s headquarters in Japan this October. The experience was complete with an exclusive tour of Nikon’s glass and objective lens manufacturing facilities. ...

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Nikon Instruments Showcases Latest Biological Imaging Instruments at the American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting

December 4, 2017

Nikon Instruments Inc., innovator of advanced optical instruments, is exhibiting the latest developments in biological imaging systems at the American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting 2017 in Philadelphia this week. From a new HD 1K resonant scanner for fast confocal imaging to refined objectives and fully-incubated High Content platforms for high-throughput live-cell imaging, Nikon’s la...

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Nikon Instruments Releases New Microscope Objective for Whole Brain Imaging  at Neuroscience 2017

Nikon Instruments Releases New Microscope Objective for Whole Brain Imaging at Neuroscience 2017

November 13, 2017

Nikon Instruments Inc., an industry leader in advanced optical instruments, is debuting the CFI90 20XC Glyc, a cutting-edge microscope objective capable of deep imaging of whole, cleared tissues, at the Society for Neuroscience’s annual Neuroscience 2017 meeting in Washington, D.C. this week. Designed to support cutting-edge neurobiology research, this microscope objective combines large field-...

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HaCaT keratinocytes

Stunning Microscopic View of Human Skin Cells Wins 2017 Nikon Small World Competition

October 4, 2017

Nikon Instruments Inc. today continues celebrating its 100th anniversary by unveiling the winners of the 43rd annual Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, with Dr. Bram van den Broek of The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) taking first place for his photo of a skin cell expressing an excessive amount of keratin. He came across this peculiar but beautiful skin cell while researching...

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Timelapse of Dancing Plant Root Wins 2017 Nikon Small World in Motion Competition

September 21, 2017

Nikon Instruments Inc. today unveiled the winners of the seventh annual Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition, awarding First Place to Daniel von Wangenheim from the Institute of Science and Technology Austria for his time lapse video following the root tip of Arabidopsis thaliana (also known as the Thale cress). The video reflects a time lapse of 17 hours and approximately 4...

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Nikon Joins Inaugural Directors Meeting for Centers of Excellence and Nikon Imaging Centers

Nikon Joins Inaugural Directors Meeting for Centers of Excellence and Nikon Imaging Centers

August 17, 2017

Nikon Instruments Inc. held its inaugural Nikon Center of Excellence and Nikon Imaging Center directors meeting on August 1-2. Hosted by Simon C. Watkins at the Center for Biologic Imaging, University of Pittsburgh, this is the first time the center directors have convened as a group with Nikon to discuss their current research and how to enhance collaboration. Nikon Imaging Centers a...

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University of California San Diego to House Latest Nikon Imaging Center

July 10, 2017

Nikon Instruments Inc. is pleased to announce development of the newest Nikon Imaging Center is underway at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego). This collaborative microscopy center provides researchers from UC San Diego and the local research community with access to the latest generation of cutting edge imaging technologies, enhancing research capabilities, while also giving...

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