Observed a onion peel…..with the help of stain…got to know about many stain…. it was a great experience.

Foldscope Workshop held on 18 September 2018

The Foldscope Team of D. G. Ruparel College, Mumbai conducted a workshop on Introduction and Applications of Foldscope in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Bhavan’s College, Andheri, Mumbai on 18th September, 2018. An introductory lecture on Foldscope was given to the participants after which they were taken to the laboratory wherein they prepared slides of fungi, Lactobacillus,…

Training programme at graduate level in D.S.B. Campus Nainital

A short term workshop was organized at graduate level in D.S.B. Campus, Nainital. Students took actively participate in the assemblage and working of Foldscope. They experienced the use of Foldscope for not only class work but also field work. They have seen and photographed the slides of some microbes.


wings are thousands of colorful scales, together with many hairs (setae). The name Lepidoptera (which includes butterflies and moths) means "scale wing" in Greek. These wing scales are tiny overlapping pieces of chitin on a butterfly or moth wing


A compound eye is a visual organ found in arthropods such as insects and crustaceans. It may consist of thousands of ommatidia, which are tiny independent photoreception units that consist of a cornea, lens, and photoreceptor cells .