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27.04.17 Winners of our Zoom Box photo competition announced

last modified Apr 27, 2017 10:41 AM
Images taken with Zoom Boxes assembled at our Science Festival event have now been judged and prizes are on their way

Zbox WINNER Neve ChuaThanks to everyone who submitted photos to our Zoom Box competition. We hope you continue to enjoy discovering more about the world, and especially biology, by using your special mobile phone microscopes at home!

Our judging panel has carefully reviewed all of the entries and we can announce the winners:

WINNER (to receive an Apex microscope): Neve, aged 7 yrs,

'I'll leaf it with you' (right).


RUNNERS-UP (each wins a Phonescope):

Sophia, 9yrs, 'Violin string'

Zbox Sophia Chua


Abby, 7 yrs, 'Jewel'

Zbox Abby



Esme, 9 yrs, 'Dried pod'

Zbox Esme


Raphael, 11 yrs, 'Onion skin'

Zbox Raphael Baumberg


Lily + Fleur, 12 and 8 yrs,

'Dead flower head from a peace lily'

Zbox Lily and Fleur


Felix + Stella Blank, 6yrs,


Zbox Felix and Stella Blank


Owen, 8 yrs, 'The Queen's Eye'

Zbox Owen Varley



Georgina, 9yrs, 'Pollen'

Zbox Georgina Curson


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