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

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 4mm of growth. Von Wangenheim and his colleagues are studying how plants perceive and respond to gravity. 

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Transgenerational Exposure of North Atlantic Bivalves to Ocean Acidification Renders Offspring More Vulnerable to Low pH and Additional Stressors

New work in Scientific Reports finds that many bivalves do not adjust to changes in ocean acidification over multiple generations. Climate change is thus likely to have a continued and severe impact on populations. Imaging for this study was performed with the help of a Nikon digital camera.

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