Sperm and foldscope

https://twitter.com/wdcmaya/status/1267159515503505410?s=21 Leeuwenhoek was the first to see #sperm #cells (1678). Today, we can easily observe them using #foldscope Leeuwenhoek fue el primero en ver #espermatozoides (1678). Hoy, los podemos ver facilmente con el #foldscope #fertility #infertility #ciencia #science #urologia #urology

Microscopic view of “termites”

Hai friends, Today I am posting an article on light attractive insects named Termites. The termites are tiny insects that will generate in both seasons like dry and rainy season. These insects mostly come with the bulk amount in a group-wise manner and roam around the tube lights located at the side of the road…

Motion detection in Foldscope videos using Python and OpenCV

Last year, I was introduced to a wonderful scientific instrument called the ‘Foldscope’. I have spent hours observing things with it. One of my favorite past times is to observe ciliates using the Foldscope. Ciliates are very simple single cell organisms which are easy to find and come in numerous shapes and sizes. Most ciliates…

Entrega de 20 Foldscope Kits a alumnos de la secundaria “Experimental”, Xalapa MEXICO

UNA VENTANA AL MUNDO MICRO

Nos dimos cita en la escuela “Experimental” para continuar con la entrega de microacopios foldscope.

Este programa resulta un éxito para estimular la investigación científica de alumnos de primaria y secundaria. Nos llena de alegría ver la emoción con la que niñas y niños aprenden y se divierten con sus microscopios, curioseando con hojas, insectos, gotas de agua y hasta sus cabellos.

Con ciencia y tecnología #DDEXalapa #foldscope

Aphids

Collected from a rose

How do you like your cheese?

2020 started as a detour for me; choosing to take a break from clinical medicine to pursue a parallel science career. I was seeking a new set of problems: Cracking a slide, fighting the focus on my microscope or forgetting to change the medium in cell culture over lengthy patient prescriptions and endless 3rd world…

Leaf of Fenugreek /मेंथी/मेथी through foldscope

मेथी मायक्रोस्कोप मध्ये कशी दिसते? मेंथी माइक्रोस्कोप में कैसे दिखती है? How does leaf of Fenugreek looks through d Foldscope? Photos taken with d foldscope. Fenugreek has benefits for lowering blood sugar levels, boosting testosterone,& increasing milk production in breastfeeding mothers. Fenugreek may also reduce cholesterol levels, lower inflammation & help with appetite control, pain…

Leaf Cells Under Foldscope

Hello Foldscopers, I am posting to show you all the leaf of a spider plant. The image is not that clear probably due to the improper light source. Will try to improve… Hope you like it

Human saliva through foldscope

Saliva is an extracellular fluid produced & secreted by salivary glands in d mouth.In human, saliva is 99.5%water plus electrolytes,mucus ,white blood cells, epithelial cells, enzymes, antimicrobial agents such as secretory IgA & lysozyme. The digestive functions of saliva include moistening food , & helping to create a food bolus, so it can be swallowed…

Random Collection of samples

Hai friends of microsomes community. Today July 1st, 2020, I am going to post some of the random pics of various microscopic images of collected samples by foldscope. I thank manu prakash and his team to develop such a beautiful micro size packet to visualize all the human beings, plant culture using such a wonderful…

Human Blood sample through foldscope

Today’s i observed my blood sample under d foldscope without staining. I identify all cells . Blood Sample contains RBC, WBC, (neutrophiles, monocyte, lymphocyte, eosinophiles, basophiles ) Platelets. I write here some percentage&functions of cells. Cells Function Neutrophils (60-70%)== Phagocytosis(engulf bacteria)acute bacterial infections Eosinophils (1-4%)==Important in allergic reaction,kill parasites Basophil(0.5-1%)==Important in allergic reactions & release…

Mold on Onions through foldscope

Posted by JAISHREE on June 30 2020 This is d my first post on d microcosmos ,so thanks to my friend@edurafi also thanks to Manu prakash & all foldscope community. I was read some health benefits of Onions. Onions may benefit to heart Health. Onion loaded with antioxidant.it contain cancer fighting components.It help to control…

गवती चहा/Harbal tea/Lemongrass/Cymbopogon Citratus through foldscope

गवती चहा मायक्रोस्कोप मध्ये कशी दिसते? लेमनग्रास माइक्रोस्कोप में कैसे दिखता है? How does leaf of Lemongrass looks through d foldscope? Next from our garden, i was wondering how leaf of lemongrass looks like under d foldscope. I was read about,Harbal tea/Lemongrass may also be consumed to treat -Hypertention, Epilepsy, Musculoskeletal pain,Cough, Rheumatism,Fever , Common…

A first taste of Foldscope App (in Spanish of course)

El día de hoy recibimos el tan esperado anuncio de la nueva aplicación para dispositivos móviles: Foldscope App. Con agrado escribimos desde esa app ahora mismo y constatamos que aunque necesita trabajo que pula varios detalles, la aplicación es hermosa. Para muestra compartimos con ustedes algunas fotografías de nuestros bichos más conocidos, esperando que esa…

sage leaves

The first post in a long time! I was wondering how sage leaves look like under a microscope. So many “hairs ” !! I guess it explains the soft feeling when you touch the leave. I’m also wondering what are those dark green circles? Stomata?