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Vitamin C crystals

Author name: 
Kevin Mackenzie
University of Aberdeen
Vitamins C (ascorbic acid) imaged with polarised light.
Equipment used: 
Polarised light microscope

Awarded "Peoples' Choice Award" in the Spot on Micro Competition 2015

This image won the popular vote, which was held during the exhibition and at the closing ceremony.

Vitamin C crystals

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