#IndiaFoldscopePhase1- Street Food-1

Observed favourite Indian street food Panipuri Water along with my students under Foldscope and their expression is Oh My God and observed bacteria moving and many colonies like structures    

Foldscope Orientation Workshop -6 at SDM Siddardha Kalasala(A), Vijayawada

Faculty Training workshop on Fodscope Assembly and Usage was organised at Sri Durga Malleswara Siddartha Mahila Kala sala, Vijayawada on 31.07.2018. Faculty members from 10 different institutions, varying from schools, UG and PG colleges and Engineering college also participated in the workshop . Enjoyed  assembling the foldscopes and observed various permanent slides related to plants…

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…

Foldscope Assembly & Usage Workshop -3 at Govt. College for Women(A), Guntur

One day  Orientation Workshop on “Foldscope Assembly and Usage” sponsored by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India was conducted on 13.07.2018 at Government College for Women(A) , Guntur to create awareness on Foldscope for faculty and PG students. 40 faculty members from the following 10 colleges and 20 PG students from GCW(A), Guntur participated…

workshop on Assembly and usage of Foldscope -2 at Government Degree College for Men, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh

One day workshop on Assembly and usage of Foldscope was conducted for faculty and students at. Government Degree College for Men, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh on 28.06.2018 to create awareness  on Foldscope.     The workshop was organised by Dr.Linga Raju, Department of Biotechnology, Assam University, Dr. Tulasi, Department of Zoology, Govt. College for Women, Guntur and Sri….

Worm with Hooks at Both Ends

Observed  a worm having hook like structures at anterior and posterior ends in the water sample, appears slender , a nematode like organism, Give your views

Mango Juice – II ( Comparing Fresh and softened Mango Juice)

Observed fresh and softened ( may be pressed during transport or over ripening ?) mango juice under foldscope and amazed to see bacteria and fungal spores in both and more in softened one. I repeated the experiment again and again without adding any water ( to confirm the presence of bacteria and fungus are not…

Mango juice

Attempted to observe the softened part of the Mango (while transport or some other reason may be), Took the pulp of the softened part of the mango, prepared water sample, filtered it and observed under Foldscope. I could see many bacteria and Fungal spores like structures. have a look  

Soil Microorganisms -2 , What is This?

Observed soil sample from my garden pot under Foldscope and imaged a micro organism, the same organism at different sizes and a giant one, don’t know what it is but it is really beautiful, assume it as an Arthropod? Pl give your suggestions to identify this  

Barr body in Cheek cells

A Barr body (named after discoverer Murray Barr) is the inactive X chromosome in a female somatic cell, also called as sex chromatin. Human females have two X chromosomes, while males have one X and one Y. In all of the female somatic cells, one of the X chromosomes is active, and the other is…

Yogurt Bacteria

As suggested @Manu Prakash, I tried observing yogurt after fermenting for 24 hrs and these are the images

#IndiaFoldscopePhase1- Soil Microorganism

Observed soil microorganisms (prepared sample by soaking a pinch of soil from my garden plant pot in water and took supernatant water) and amazed to observe world of micro organisms. Observed a chlophyceae algae, assumed  like  Scenedesmus, but Scenedesmus is colonial and non motile structure, but the one i observed here is a solitary and…