School workshops in Chile #chilefoldscope #MicroToxMap

Coinciding with Adam’s and Thibaut’s visit to Chile, both from Prakash Lab, we conducted some foldscope workshops in rural schools in the south of Chile. That was our first experience with kids and exceeded all our expectations. The kids were amazing assembling the foldscope and were capable of taking amazing pictures with their phones. They…

Flowcell set up for phytoplankton identification with foldscope

We are working in a new set up to observe, record and identify phytoplankton using the foldscope. Here some pictures and videos of the prototypes  using capillary tubes, which will allow us to run through large water volumes without minimal preparation of samples. This work is carried out within the MicroToxMap project, a citizen science…