Surgical Mask

I was looking at a surgical mask that my father uses whenever he goes to get household supplies. I cut a piece from the corner and discovered there were three layers: On visual examination I found that the layers were as follows: The outermost layer was green, and the inner two were white. The middle…

Medical mask

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Sound gross but magnificent!

This looks like a ball. But it is actually my earwax. I just get my foldscope today and I try to see my earwax. It looks dirty but if you use your foldscope it is beautiful. Try at home👍 .

Ant Mandible & Legs

When I first caught this ant I was curious to see if I could capture a good image of the little leg. I was so surprised to get a good image of the mandible and even more surprised to see it was moving! I am a teacher at home from school during school closures in…

Gravatar Verify email addition

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Onion feel very magnified view

Foldscope raffle

Encontrei em casa durante a quarentena um local repleto de Rotíferos, um protozoa microscópico multicelular com vários órgãos inclusive Cérebro! É interessante ver o vórtice realizado pelos cílios que faz as partículas se moverem até a sua boca bonitinha 💞. Visto no microscópio de papel Foldscope, zoom digital com aumento total de 476x.

Maggots and Fungi: A Tale of Quarantine time Exploration

Sitting at home has given us a fresh opportunity to look at our homes with a different lens. While rummaging through my garden, I found that my mother had tried to plant a tomato plant in a pot. The tomato pulp present in the pot was undergoing decay and dessication by fungi, and insect larvae…

Microscopic view: An Internal Structure of Head Lice

Head lice are wingless insects spending their entire life on human scalps and feeds human blood for its growth of life. This particular article shows the internal structure of Head lice images captured from the Delux kit of the foldable microscope. This article shows the images of head lice captured from the foldable microscope by…

Microscopic view of Red Ant

The images of the red ant which was covered by students of 9th class under the foldscope kit to get more interest inside the microscopic world.

Foldoscoping on the day of Janata Curfew

what better way to celebrate the Janata Curfew inside the home? During the day of Janata curfew to destroy the Carona virus from India, Prime minister Narendra Modi started a journey on 22 March 2020. To celebrate this event we students with Ms. Sri Lakshmi, Ms. Purandarswari under the guidance of Dr. Vemuri srs Praveen…

How does an N95 mask protect against pathogens?

The mask is composed of 4 layers, the bottom being the layer most exposed to external environments. They are bonded together on the exterior. Inner layers are often treated with metal ions which interact with viral particles to trap them inside. These masks are rated to trap most particles (95%) that are larger than 300µm….

Trichome Spree #1

Dear All, Hope you are doing good! I don’t know how to start this post without addressing the elephant in the room – the tiny corona virus that has lead to a pandemic of the COVID-19 infection. A lot of us are either self isolated, have someone who is in isolation or are just worried…

An afternoon with my daughter in the garden

It have been since a while that I did have a foldscope to my daughter… but yes giving such a tool to a 4 year old girl was maybe a little premature and after a first interest get less interested by it (well she got troubles preparing and manipulating it)… But now she is now…

Foldscope – My School Project

I turned my passion for the microcosmos and foldscope, into a meaningful project that I was required to submit for my practical examination at school. I have used to project to as such form a scrapbook of the different specimens I have observed and their short description. I would love to receive feedback from the…

#Bladderwort

The fastest carnivorous plant, fondly called as Bladderwort belong to “Utricularia sp.,” from Cape Town, South Africa. Sample preparation by Manu Prakash. #Gratitude post ~ it was a great honor to have worked with this great scientist.

My Iphone-foldscope hack

Good day everyone  I want to share my IPhones-foldscope hack with you today. Most apple users has found that there is an extreme, sometimes violent shaking or vibration created when using the magnetic couplers to connect your iPhone and your foldscope. This is due to the fact that the iPhones camera polarization is in the…