Recomendacines y tips para usar el foldscope

para usar los portaobjetos de papel que vienen en nuestro foldscope es recomendable poner 3 portaobjetos juntos para darle mayor grosor y poder examinar mejor nuestro objetivo 2. para examinar una muestra como la pantalla del celular,televicion o computadora o la tela de una ropa sin nececidad de cortarle un pedaso solo habria que desarmar…

Fungal Hyphae on Sunflower Plant

I conduct Undergraduate Research in one of the Biology labs on my college campus and the organism of interest we study in our lab is the Sunflower (Helianthus annuus). In March of 2020, I took home a handful of our extra sunflowers to grow in my backyard. However after months of growth, I noticed that…

इवळी, Morning glory

English names: Little Bell, morning gloryScientific name: Ipomoea trilobaMarathi: इवळीSanskrit: लक्ष्मणाBell shaped purple flower with heart shaped leaves.Pollen photographyShape: Spherical ball with spikes.

Brown Fungi

Recently, I’ve been going on random trips in search of healthy logs that have not decayed yet. With some good dedication and luck, I’ve been able to hull some logs back home and started to create a micro-habitat. This micro-habitat was mainly for bugs to grow underneath, but with the addition of branches, sticks, and…

Hyphae on Grape leaves

Posted By: Diala Chahine Stuffed grape leaves are very popular in the Middle Eastern countries. Since I moved to the states, it has been hard to find Middle Eastern food to eat around the area. My dads uncle was visiting Lebanon and mentioned that he is able to bring back grape leaves branch. These grape…

Hyphae of Indoor Plant Fungus

I recently moved and discovered all my indoor plants started growing mold. I’ve treated my plants with cinnamon multiple times to help, and it has, but one pot is being stubborn. When my professor at UCF surprised our class with Foldscopes I knew exactly what to look at! I have also included some tricks I…

Leaf infected with an octopus-like fungus?

During our evening walk, we came across a (maple) leaf with white/black patches, presumably a fungal infection. I got a thin sample from the epidermis using tape and looked at it under the foldscope. Here are some fields of view of what presumably looks like the infectious agent. It looks like something with a dense…

Getting nerdy about tea bags!

I recently took out my foldscope from its storage bin after almost a year. But as the saying goes, it’s never too late to start exploring. I stepped out of my home into our street here in Palo Alto and took some pretty images of local flora. I will write more about them in my…

Human Hair

It’s me Paakhi, Here is my observation through foldscope. This is how I observed the Human Hair Structure. Do try this!!

Images to feed Foldscope AI

In this post I am sharing a link for my drive where I upload images every time I do experiment. Foldscope Team will be using these footages to train the Foldscope application to recognize the organisms. Maybe you like to check if you have any images unshared, please do share them here and try to…

செங்கப் படை மேல்நிலைப் பள்ளி மாணவர்கள்

செங்கப் படை மேல்நிலைப் பள்ளி மாணவர்களுக்கு இரண்டாம் கட்டப் பயிற்சி வழங்கப்பட்டது. மாணவர்கள் இணைந்து பல்வேறு பதிவுகளை வரைபடமாக வரைந்து வந்திருந்தனர். மேலும் அவர்களுக்கு இருந்த ஐயங்களை நீக்க மீண்டும் சந்தித்தோம். மாணவர்கள் உற்சாகமாக பங்கேற்றனர்.

Parts of a cockroach

cockroach leg-1 cockroach leg-2 cockroach wing-1 cockroach wing-2 The cockroach