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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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CFI SR HP Plan Apochromat Lambda S 100XC Sil

New Objective lens for Biological Microscope CFI SR HP Plan Apochromat Lambda S 100XC Sil

May 22, 2017

Nikon Corporation (Kazuo Ushida, President, Tokyo) is pleased to announce the release of a new silicone immersion objective lens, CFI SR HP Plan Apochromat Lambda S 100XC Sil, for super-resolution and multi-modal imaging.Nikon’s new silicone immersion objective lens combines high numerical aperture and working distance to enable super-resolution imaging of thick samples as well as correlative i...

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eclipse ti2

Nikon Corporation Receives iF Design Award for Superior Product Design

February 9, 2017

Nikon Instruments Europe B.V., innovator of advanced optical instruments, is honored to announce that the ECLIPSE Ti2 Inverted Research Microscope has been awarded the iF Design award. With its unprecedented 25mm field of view (FOV)—which is up to twice as wide as competitive systems—along with its improved stability and usability, the design of the ECLIPSE Ti2 has revolutionized how researcher...

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nikon 100th anniversary

Nikon Instruments Inc. Celebrates 100 Years of Imaging

January 17, 2017

As Nikon celebrates its centennial in 2017, Nikon Instruments Inc., innovator of advanced optical instruments, looks back on 100 years of scientific discovery and advancements under the microscope.  Nikon invites the public to explore their journey through light firsthand in the 100th Anniversary microsite launched this week -  with a video, images and resources looking back at the co...

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Time-Lapse Revealing Surprisingly “Elegant” Water Patterns Of Starfish Larva Wins Nikon Small World In Motion Competition

December 14, 2016

Nikon Instruments Inc. today unveiled the winners of the sixth annual Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition, awarding First Place to William Gilpin of Stanford University for his video depicting an eight-week-old starfish larva churning the water around its body as it searches for food. Gilpin and his colleagues studied the starfish larva as a model system for how physics sha...

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FAU Brain Institute Designated ‘Nikon Center Of Excellence’

FAU Brain Institute Designated ‘Nikon Center Of Excellence’

December 2, 2016

Florida Atlantic University’s Brain Institute in Jupiter is now home to a Nikon Center of Excellence, making it one of eight designated centers in the United States and 16 worldwide. FAU President John Kelly joined Toshiaki Nagano, president and chief executive officer of Nikon Instruments Inc., and Randy Blakely, executive director of FAU’s Brain Institute, for a special event today to highlig...

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New Inverted Research Microscope ECLIPSE Ti2

November 9, 2016

Nikon Corporation (Kazuo Ushida, President, Tokyo) is pleased to announce the release of the ECLIPSE Ti2 Inverted Research Microscope.The new ECLIPSE Ti2 Research Microscope is the successor to the ECLIPSE Ti, which has been highly successful in the inverted research microscope market.This product will be presented at “Neuroscience 2016 - Society for Neuroscience” (November 12-16 at San Diego,...

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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...

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