Purchase Nikon's Small World 2017 Calendar - The Nikon Small World 2017 Calendar is printed in full color on x 11 semi-gloss paper and spiral bound for mounting on the wall. Included in the calendar are the top 20 prize winners and thumbnail images from all of the 15 honorable mentions. Winning entries included neurons, Quantum Dot crystals, plant tissues and fibers, cells in culture, recrystallized chemicals, animal tissue sections, a tapeworm, and several microscopic invertebrates. This year's contest drew entrants from over 50 countries, as well as from a diverse range of academic and professional disciplines. Winners came from such fields as chemistry, biology, materials research, botany, and biotechnology.
Nucleic Acids Learn the basics about nucleic acids, how they form base pairs, and undergo replication and translation. Recombinant DNA Technology Learn about some of the basic techniques and principles of recombinant DNA, and how recombinant DNA technology is applied to human health. Eukaryotic Gene Expression Learn about gene expression in eukaryotes, including topics such as post-transcriptional modifications, mRNA synthesis, and RNA-DNA hybridization. Science Niche section on biotechnology provides links to references, research tools, and laboratory/learning activities. Biotechnology is a rapidly advancing field that applies our understanding of the molecular nature of biological processes to real-world problems