Chick Embryo Neurons Time-Lapse Video Wins Nikon Small World in Motion Competition

In a triumph of scientific artistry, a 48-hour time-lapse film showcasing the development of neurons in the central nervous system of a chick embryo has emerged as the grand winner in the prestigious Nikon Small World in Motion video competition. Filmed by Alexandre Dumoulin of the University of Zurich, Switzerland, this captivating footage offers a glimpse into the intricate world of neurobiology.

The Nikon Small World competition, an annual celebration of microscopic wonders, showcases the pinnacle of microscopy images and videos, many of which emerge from actual scientific research. This year’s winning entries include a portrayal of blood flow in fish, an exploration of human cells infected by SARS-CoV-2, a microscopic safari into the realm of pond creatures, and an up-close encounter with the rhythmic pulse of a beating zebrafish heart.

[Via Neatorama]

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