Winning photos showcase microscopic world

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Winning Photos Bring World of the Itsy-Bitsy to Life

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The winners of the 2012 Nikon International Small World photography contest were announced Oct. 23. The competition, launched in 1974, honors those spectacular pictures taken through a microscope, called photomicrographs. Each year a panel of judges picks the top 20, plus honorable mentions.

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