Nikon Small World Takes Over Japan

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. 

The recipients of the trip to Japan were Daniel von Wangenheim from the Institute of Science and Technology Austria and Dr. Bram van den Broek of The Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI). Daniel took first place Small World in Motion for his time lapse video following the root tip of Arabidopsis thaliana (also known as the Thale cress). Bram was awarded first place in the Nikon Small World photomicrography competition for his photo of a skin cell expressing an excessive amount of keratin.