Bringing Foldscopes to Kerala, India

 Greetings Foldscope community! Thanks to supplies acquired at the national bioblitz held in DC earlier this year, we were able to conduct a foldscope workshop In Kerala, India this summer as part of our trip there. This post is a late in coming (as the workshop was held almost two months ago🙂), nevertheless, here it…

Into the Depths of Lint

Lint- The generally grey stuff that is left over after drying your clothes.  A few people compost it. Some others use it to start a fire, since it is highly flammable. To most people however, lint is just something you clean of the lint trap in your dryer and toss into a near by bin.  Looking…

Don’t judge a book by its cover…

There are many advertisements in the form of magazine booklets which come in the mail every day. Usually they just come and go in my house, but this time I decided to look at a sample from one under my Foldscope. I was expecting to see the one uniform maroon color I saw with my…