Cactus Hair Bio60_2019

I carefully laid a few thin white pieces of cactus hair on a slide, taped a cover slide on top, and viewed it on my phone using the provided foldscope light. I was especially impressed by how much detail you can see via foldscope in each hair. They look woven with a nice texture to…

A Beautiful Blemish? BIO60_2019

Walking around campus, I was admiring the trees as I usually do, but this time I pulled a small, red leaf off of a tree near my house. I remembered Professor Cyert saying we need to find materials that are thin enough to see through, so I hoped this leaf would do the trick. I...