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These tiny dots in the picture are the yeast cells….
My very first sample and observation with the foldscope is this almond seed coat! I routinely soak the almonds every night to have them in the morning. Today morning as I peeled soaked almonds, I was just curious as to how they would appear under the microscope. The seed coat was peeled off, dried and…
I noticed a green layer (presumably algae) growing on the terracotta pots on my terrace. All the pots have greenish growth on them, but they all look very different. One pot had a layer which was considerably thicker, and easy to scrape off. I soaked bits of it in regular tap water and let it…
Pollen and a petal from a Christmas cactus.
As a succulent enthusiast, the object I have chosen for scientific curiosity is a succulent called Sedum adolphi ‘firestorm,’ which were taken from my personal collection of succulents. I find it exciting to learn about the utilization organisms to produce or carry out functions related to the biomedical field. Examples are Escherichia coli, Saccharomyces cerevisiae,…
Springtails from a moss sample! I was looking for tardigrades, I had never found Collembola in moss. Maybe a member of genus Brachystomella? ¡Colémbolos en una muestra de musgo! Estaba buscando tardígrados, es la primera vez que encuentro colémbolos en el musgo. ¿Podría ser del género Brachystomella?
Wing of the invasive species, Spotted Lantern Fly found in Newark, Delaware.
Wing of Eastern Cicada-Killer Wasp found in the basement of an apartment in Newark, Delaware.
dragonfly wing 🙂
Bird feather, filoplume under the foldscope.
Veination within a spotted lanternfly wing
The distal tip of a spotted lanternfly forewing with pustules visible
Outside of the striated elytra of a ground beetle
Photos of a wasp wing taken through Foldscope
Living in Florida sure does have a few benefits. Fungi grow everywhere here! When my professor in Central Florida gave me a foldscope, I didn’t know which fungus to look at because there are so many! In this photo circled is a mystery fungus that I wanted to look at. Also in this picture is…
English names: Little Bell, morning gloryScientific name: Ipomoea trilobaMarathi: इवळीSanskrit: लक्ष्मणाBell shaped purple flower with heart shaped leaves.Pollen photographyShape: Spherical ball with spikes.
Posted By: Diala Chahine Stuffed grape leaves are very popular in the Middle Eastern countries. Since I moved to the states, it has been hard to find Middle Eastern food to eat around the area. My dads uncle was visiting Lebanon and mentioned that he is able to bring back grape leaves branch. These grape…
Tradescantia spathacea leaf
My garden has lots of these vines. Peaderia scandens (Lour.)
In this post I am sharing a link for my drive where I upload images every time I do experiment. Foldscope Team will be using these footages to train the Foldscope application to recognize the organisms. Maybe you like to check if you have any images unshared, please do share them here and try to…