KCl crystals

KCl crystals recrystallized by using water,observed under foldscope saw actual structure of crystals.

copper sulphate crystals

copper sulphate crystals observed before and after crystallization we observed actual structure of crystals under foldscope.

fungus observed on carrot

we collected healthy carrot from market,washed using little amount of water, that water sample observed under foldscope ,we saw fungal infection on carrot which may cause harm to our heath.

collected healthy bitter guard from market washed little amount of water, that water sample observed under foldscope. saw growth of fungus on bitter guard

Study of plasmolysis of Rhoeo leaf

Botany practical Study of plasmolysis of rhoeo leaf we can successfully carried out under Foldscope. we can clearly observe shrinking of cells.

Embryonic development of human lice

If you have kids, you probably already know all about lice. Or maybe you think you know all about lice – and you just want to crush it. But wait, just wait a second, pull out your foldscope next time anyone talks about lice and give it a good strong look. And you can crush…

Blood inside a live louse’s abdomen – video

My first video recorded using foldscope. This is a video of a live louse. Its head, legs, and tentacles are clearly visible. It is incredible to see hairs of a louse. Amazed to see the mobility of the human blood inside its abdomen.

New explore posted on youtube

It was a breathtaking moment to see this thing alive! After many failures at the end, success was waiting for me. I need your help to name this amazing creature 🙂 Here are also some pictures I took during moving around the slide 🙂

one day symposium was organized on 16th march 2019

Students of Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses of Zoology, Botany and Biotechnology of Pandu College, Gauhati college and Assam down town University, participated in the symposium. Dr Bulbuli Khanikor, Dr Banasri Mech , Dr Barnali Sarmah and Dr Lalit Kumar Goswami shared their experiences with foldscope and delivered their talk on Research with Foldscope….

Unidentified insect eggs

While preparing slide for identification of disease from chilly leaf sample, found these eggs of some insect. Slide prepared by scrapping.


Slide prepared through scrapping the stigma of the flower

Micrometry using Foldscope

A workshop named “Magnify Your Curiosity-Mathematics in a Laboratory with Foldscope” was organized by Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta on the evening of 12th March 2019 at Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, in collaboration with Howrah Vigyan Chetna Samannaya. Introductory Session- The workshop started with Dr.Punarbasu Chaudhuri delivering…

Foldscope view of Freshwater Annelid from algae in Fish tank

College Name: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore Sample Name: Fresh water Annelid from fish tank Sample Collected from: Fish tank at home with algae growing over a pebble, collected on 21/3/19 Sample observed at CMR National PU College, ITPL on 21/3/19 People involved: Lecturers at CMR PU – Ms. Anitha, Ms. Kruti, Ms. Arpita,…

Hands-on Training Workshop on Foldscope and Its Applications- #Indiafoldscopephase 1

Place: Department of Microbiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka Audience: Post graduate, Ph.D students and Faculty (91 participants). Date: 18.03.2019 Samples studied: 1. Amoeba, Euglena 2. Pond water sample 4. Diseased leaf samples, spores of fungus 5. Bacteria and fungus 6. Stomata, leaf and flower microstructure