Nikon Instrument Inc. (www.nikonusa.com) is now accepting entries to the Nikon 2004 Small World Photomicrography Competition. To enter, go to www.microscopyu.com/smallworld/scripts/entryPage1.asp. The deadline is June 30, and entries will be judged on originality, informational content, technical proficiency, and visual impact. Founded in 1975, the competition recognizes excellence in photography through the microscope.
University of Southampton researchers have come up with a way to 3D print transparent optical fibers like those used in fiber-optic telecommunications cables, potentially boosting frequency and reducing loss.
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