Nikon just announced the winners for its 2013 Small World Photomicrography Competition. It's basically a collection of the best images of things you can only see under a light microscope. Or better yet, it's the best photographs of things you can't actually see. Here are some fantastically creepy shots that were our favorites.
The picture above shows a worker ant taken by Dimitri Seeboruth.
A parasitic wasp larva on the abdomen of a spider by Geir Drange (5x)
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A mouse foot showing blood vessels, immune cells and soft tissue. By Dr. Andrew J. Woolley, Himanshi Desai and Dr. Kevin Otto
Mites on a beetle. Taken by Nikola Rahme
This spiky ball of fun is actually a 100x view of a fern sorus by Dr. Igor Siwanowicz
Though it may look like a Pokemon, it's actually a rabbit embryo snapped by Dr. Gabriel G. Marins and Rob Bryson-Richardson
A fish egg cluster by Dr. Jaime Gomez-Gutierrez