Puerto Maldonado (Peru) visit: Day 1 & 2

+ Día 1 || Day 1 (english below) + • Vine a Perú a renovar mi visa y mi corto viaje se convirtió en mucho más de lo que pude imaginar • • Hoy fue mi primer día en Puerto Maldonado y junto al equipo del Foldscope y ACEER Foundation – financiados por National Geographic…

Sea Snail Eggs – Hopkins Marine Station pt. 2

Hello everyone! I’ve been meaning to follow up on my Hopkins Marine Station post, so I’ll limit the words and get right to some videos that I’m excited about, focusing on sea snail eggs. Here’s a look at the sample. The left image is of many snail egg casings clustered together (also note the gorgeous…

Foldscope Orientation Workshop -5 at SDM Siddardha Kalasala(A), Vijayawada

Foldscope Orientation workshop was conducted at Sri Durga Malleswara Siddardha Mahila Kalasala(A), Vijayawada on 17.7.18 for UG Biology students. Students felt excited and said they have visualised the theory they learnt in the class by observing the stomata, guard cells, trichome and midrib of leaf sections and perisarc, coenosarc, perisarc annuli  of Obelia colony and…

வண்ணத்துப் பூச்சியின் செதில்கள்

இனியன் தற்போது ஒரு டார்கெட் வைத்து மடிப்பு நுண்ணோக்கியை பயன்படுத்தி வருகிறான். அதாவது ஒரு நாளைக்கு பதினைந்து நிமிடம் பார்ப்பது பதிவு செய்வது என்ற அடிப்படையில் பதிவு செய்து வருகிறான். அதன் அடிப்படையில் அவனுக்கு பல வெற்றிகளும் தோல்விகளும் கிடைக்கின்றன. இன்றைக்கு அவன் பள்ளி விட்டு வரும் போதே ஒரு நீல வண்ணமும், கருப்பு நிறமும் கலந்த ஒரு வண்ணத்துப்பூச்சி. அதன் செதில்களை பதிவு செய்தான். அற்புதமான பதிவு இது.

Everything is blue 1010129292383834747456565

Bacteriovorus Vorticella: Symbiotic, commensal or parasites ???

Bacteriovorus Vorticella: Symbiotic, commensal or parasites ???  Vorticella, a genus of peritrich protozoan. It is one of the very first protists seen by Antony van Leeuwenhoek who observed it through the lens of his simple microscope in the late seventeenth century. Vorticella has a bell-shaped body with a ciliated in the oral cavity at one…

Product of Conception

The section shows chorionic villi lined by cytotrophoblast along with haemorrhage as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Endometrium

A section from endometrium tissue shows atrophic endometrial glands and stromal tissue as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Exocervix

The section shows exocervix lined by covering squamous epithelium and stroma as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Stem hair

My students try to observe the hairs present in new stems so they prepare a temporary slide of the new stem and observe the foldscope. The following structure is observed.

Acute Appendicitis

The section shows appendiceal mucosa along with inflammatory cell infiltrate as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Lipoma

The section shows mature adipose tissue separated by fibrous tissue septae as seen under Foldscope from Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Sporangium

#sporangium # blackmould #Foldscope # lotsoffun

Red ant

Red ant's mouth with tantala 1010129292383834747456565
https://microcosmos.foldscope.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/VID-20180718-WA0035.mp4

Pond water analysis

https://microcosmos.foldscope.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/TRIM_20180718_111220.mp4

Black mould on Onion

Mouldy growth was seen in onion on peeling out the dry outer covering. On viewing through the foldscope the fungus was found to be black mould. Presence of sporangium on the sporangiophore/ conidiophore was clearly marked.   Though, onion is known to possess insecticidal, antibacterial and antifungal properties which are attributed to its sulphur containing compounds….