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We’re happy to announce that we’ve updated our article on Single-Molecule Super-Resolution Imaging. This article now contains an in-depth discussion of sample preparation, including near-comprehensive tables listing known fluorescent probes and buffer systems for single molecule localization microscopies.

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Michael Davidson

Michael Davidson was a brilliant scientist, artist and photographer. The creator of MicroscopyU, Davidson also authored many scientific articles on the subject of photomicrography. His photomicrographs were published in more than a thousand national and international scientific journals, popular magazines and newspapers.  In addition, Davidson’s photomicrography won more than 40 awards in scientific and industrial photography competitions and has been exhibited at over 50 locations nationwide.

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Nikon Small World Competition


Nikon’s Small World Photo and Video Competitions are open to anyone with an interest in microscopy.

Nikon 100th Anniversary


Nikon is celebrating its 100th anniversary throughout 2017.  Please check out our special 100th anniversary website and commemorative movie detailing Nikon's past and vision for the future.



The Eclipse Ti2 is Nikon's new inverted research microscope featuring never-before-achieved FOV imaging capacity.

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