Best Microscope Photos of the Year

Genetically engineered plants, computer-generated children and artistic prosthetics in this week's look at the web

No matter how many microscopic images of everyday things we see, they are always incredible. The 39th annual Nikon Small World contest is no exception. Selected from over 2,000 images from 80 countries, the finalist images are truly spectacular; resembling scenes from science fiction movies that have to be seen to be believed.