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.
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.