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Click to Enlarge -- Courtesy of Nikon Small WorldThis 40x photograph of the vascular tissue of a mustard (Brassica) plant apex shows xylem cells in yellow. It was honored as an Image of Distinction in the 2012 Nikon Small World Photomicrophotography Competition, and was taken by Dr. Fernan Federici of the University of Cambridge, Jim Haseloff Lab, Department of Plant Sciences, in Cambridge, United Kingdom, using confocal microscopy.

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