Nikon Corporation Receives iF Gold Award for Design Excellence

Inverted microscopes ECLIPSE Ts2 and ECLIPSE Ts2R recognized for streamlined body design

Ts2 iF Gold Award

Nikon Instruments Inc. is pleased to announce that Inverted Microscopes ECLIPSE Ts2R and ECLIPSE Ts2 have been recognized with the iF Gold Award, a globally prestigious design recognition sponsored by iF International Forum Design GmbH since 1953. The ECLIPSE Ts2R and ECLIPSE Ts2 were awarded in the Product category (Industry/Skilled Trades) for their streamlined, space-saving design, ergonomics and enhanced functionality.

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Michael W. Davidson (1950-2015)

On Christmas Eve, Nikon lost long time colleague and friend Michael W. Davidson, of the National High Magnetic Laboratory at Florida State University. He passed away surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer.

Mike dedicated much of his career to furthering knowledge in all aspects of microscopy. He worked tirelessly as a teacher and mentor to countless students working at his lab, sharing his vast knowledge of microscopy, web development, imaging and biological sample preparation.

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Nikon Instruments Inc. Unveils Two New Inverted Microscopes at American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting

Latest systems include Eclipse Ts2 and Eclipse Ts2R and a new observation contrast method

Eclipse Ts2R and Ts2

Nikon Instruments Inc. today released two new inverted microscope Eclipse models for routine laboratory work and basic research. Featuring enhanced functionality, improved workflow, a newly developed emboss contrast technique and a compact design, the new Research Microscope Eclipse Ts2R and Routine Microscope Eclipse Ts2 set a new standard in inverted microscopes. Nikon will showcase both products at the American Society for Cell Biology annual meeting in San Diego, December 12-15.

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Microscopic Predator Attack Scene Wins First Place in Annual Nikon Small World in Motion Competition

Nikon Instruments Inc. today unveiled the winners of the fifth annual Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition, awarding First Place to veteran winner Wim van Egmond of the Micropolitan Museum in The Netherlands. Judges were impressed with the thrilling video van Egmond captured of a ciliate predator devouring its prey.

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