Indo-US Foldscope project is an attempt to bring the science to every corner of the country. In this regard, Barkatullah University, Bhopal has been given the project for conducting research work and workshops for introducing Foldscope to the students of schools, colleges, universities, NGO etc. During the project, several workshops have been held and some…
This is the blood that I collected in my cut
This little video its my first attempt with my brand new foldscope. I took this protozoa from a little puddle of dirty water. In a few weeks I’ll take some photos of histopathology.
When I go to the bathroom to start brushing my teeth, I found my mom’s hair with maybe a cat flea egg (although my house don’t have cats
Help me unidentify this creature in my local tap.
Look at the body parts and realize the beauty in the most dreaded creature, the cockroach
Earlier in the month I put up a post showing some microorganisms I found in a sample I took from our horse’s water feeder that currently sprouts algae from every underwater surface, which were later identified as bdelloid rotifers by members of the community. Today I returned to the water feeder and took another sample,…
Found it in stagnant water. @Laksayer
I have had the opportunity to image alpinia galanga flower petal from my grandma’s garden. An alipinia galanga flower (a variety of ginger) looks like this: When imaged through foldscope, here is what I got: The beautiful hexagonal patterns of cells is captivating!
ஈடன் சைன்ஸ் கிளப்பின் 10 உறுப்பினர்களைக் கொண்ட குழு 2020 ஜனவரி 1ம் தேதி கூத்தியார் குண்டு கண்கமாய்க்கு மடிப்பு நுண்ணோக்கிப் பயணத்தை மேற்கொண்டது. கண்மாயில் நிறைய தண்ணீர் இருந்தது. குழந்தைகள் அதில் குதித்து விளையாடவே ஆர்வம் காட்டினர். நானும் அனுமதித்தேன். விளையாட்டின் ஊடேயே இந்த மடிப்பு நுண்ணோக்கிப் பதிவும் செய்யப்பட்டது. உண்மையில் இது போன்ற எளிய உபகரணத்தால் மட்டுமே சாத்தியம். புத்தாண்டை மடிப்பு நுண்ணோக்கியோடு கொண்டாடினோம்.
Found it in stagnant water.
On July 19 at Eternacon 2019, Manu Prakash and Rebecca Konte gave a wonderful demonstration of the Foldscope to the participants of the annual conference of the citizen scientist game Eterna. Rebecca provided two Foldscopes to me to give to my ex-husband and his 6-year-old son. Here I will relay what it was like to…
Noticing the algae covering the sides of the water feeder for our horse, I decided to take a sample and see if I could spot any microorganisms under the foldscope. As it turned out, I was in luck!I first noticed the creature on the right because of the strange mouth-like appendage at its centre, that…
T.S of Aloe Vera I was studying and suddenly I wanted to explore my newly bought foldscope. So, I made a thin section of Aloe Vera and observed these images.
I was looking for tardigrads in moss and I found this creature.