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Small World Competition Open For Entries
For the 31st consecutive year, Nikon Instruments (Melville, NY) will hold its Small World competition. The winner will be announced Oct. 6 at the Hudson Theatre in the Times Square section of New York City.
The Small World competition recognizes the fusion of science and art as captured through the lens of the optical microscope. This year's competition has been fueled by a record number of entries submitted by professional and amateur microscopists from around the globe.
Nikon has also announced the panel of judges for this year's competition. They are: Jennifer Waters, PhD, microscopy director, Harvard Medical Center (Boston); Emily Harrison, photography editor, Scientific American Magazine; Alexey L. Khodjakov, PhD, research scientist at the Wadsworth Center (Albany, NY); and guest consultant Michael Davidson, senior research engineer, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL).
For more information, visit www.nikonsmallworld.com.
Design Firm Hits The Roof, Mends a Bridge
M G Bennett & Associates Ltd. (Rotherham, UK), an engineering design consultancy firm, is using Office Professional software from SolidWorks (Concord, MA) to design a key foundation for the new Wembley Stadium roof. When the project is completed, it will be the longest opening roof structure in the world.