Beautiful blue magpie running in the town….. Nature’s ♥ by Abhi

Beautiful n pretty/handsome (Since, don’t know the gender) red-billed blue magpie giving pose as if it knows the fact wê are taking its picture. Lemme give some information abt this beautiful bird with help of a source! Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Corvidae Genus: Urocissa Species: U. erythroryncha  

‘Pollen world of plants’-3

African marigold is one of the species of marigold genus.It’s scientific name is Tagetes erectus.It is also known as Mexican marigold.It is a bisexual flower having both stamen and carpel.It belongs to family Asteraceae and has racemose head inflorescense.Stamen is present inside the staminal tube and are 3 in number.Synantherous condition is seen here.Stigma is…

‘Pollen world of plants’-2

Portulaca plant is also called as rose moss.It is grown as ornamental plant.Main feature of this plant is that it is having fleshy leaves,stem and branches.It is a dicot plant.Here i observed the pollens of this plant. This post is open to read and review on The Winnower.

MAPPING MICROSCOPIC BIODIVERSITY IN SELECT ECOLOGICAL NICHES

                     STEP #1: FOLDSCOPE ASSEMBLY Jennifer Tellis, Savannah Baptist, Siddhi Parab,Maya Murdeshwar and Sujata Deshpande St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Mumbai “Endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful, have been and are being evolved”   ~ Charles Darwin.              To our group…

‘Pollen world of plants’-1

Flowers are the organs of sexual reproduction in flowering plants.Their biological world is astonishing.The sexual reproduction is carried out by sexual organs called stamen(male sex organ) and carpel(female sex organ)in them.These sexual structures produces gametes which fertilize during sexual reproduction producing zygote.The stamen consists of anther and filament.The anther is also called microsporangium where microspores…

EPIDERMIS OF LEAF 🍃

I’m SWATHIREDDY from CMR NATIONAL PU COLLEGE  of class 12th  grade ….!! This picture  represents an epidermis of a leaf 🍁 which I observed on the fold scope I made .. It was an amazing experience learning about minute organisms …

Introduction to Foldscopes as a tool to look Seagrasses and associated epiphytic communties

Foldscope was introduced to students and teachers of Xavier School of Sustainability, Bhubaneswar, Odisha during their visit to Wetland Research and Training Centre, Balugaon on 23 June 2018.  All were excited to learn about multiple application of Foldscopes ranging from environmental to clinical applications. Students and teacher were demonstrated different seagrass specimens using foldscopes and…

Magnificent world of butterflies-3

Plain tiger butterfly is a  commonly seen butterfly in Nangal region and it is in abundance here.During my field visit ,i collected  wing  of this butterfly which was lying on the ground and observed it under foldscope. This post is open to read and review on The Winnower.

Lappet moth cocoon

In march 2018, i saw this cocoon attached to one of the rods of our grill gate.And on the next day, i saw  a big moth present over this cocoon.I searched on google and came to know that it is a rose myrtle lappet moth.I waited for this cocoon to hatch.After three months(in may),i found…

Garter snake scale

I found the shed skin of a gartersnake which had been exposed to the elements for at least 2 weeks.  The "scale" is from the body and at the right you can see a bit of the pattern of it.  With polarizer movie you can see a bit of the pattern better, but it looks...

RBC’s observed today….. The cut i got , blood collected from there! By Abhi

Really got happy not becoz I clicked this but becoz I utilized the blood got frm my cut wound. He.he 😂 😂.  Red Blood Cells observed couple of days back by me but posted it today due to the bad network…..  Really interesting. By Abhijeet Singh Dewari from Lakes International School,  Bhimtal,  Nainital

Polarized Pseudoscorpion!!

Hello everyone! What do you think of when you hear the word Scorpion? Maybe something that you should stay miles away from!! Today I have a for you a Pseudoscorpion! You may think that these are close relatives of the dreadful scorpions but nope, these are actually more closely related to Arachnids! And to answer…

Anabaena from Azolla

  Anabaena, genus of filamentous cyanobacteria which form symbiotic relationships with certain plants such as the mosquito fern (Azolla) for nitrogen fixation.  

A small step – Foldscopes reach teachers

The lesson for June may be patience. As hundreds of newly recruited teachers get counselled, assigned schools and trained; and hundreds more working teachers anticipate their transfer orders to new schools, bright and creative minds mill around, waiting. This week, just days after they joined school, we held a workshop to introduce foldscopes to teachers…

Mosquito larva under Foldscope

Mosquitoes passed through four distinct stages during their lives: egg, larva, pupa and adult. The eggs hatch in water, becoming mosquito larvae called “wigglers.” A mosquito larva looks like a small hairy worm. Eye development in mosquito larva Trunk development in mosquito larva