Observing different stages of Mitosis using foldscope

In the workshop I learnt to assemble and use foldscope for exploring nature. Firstly we all tried observing using permanent slides and then we collected random samples to observe using foldscope. I tried my hands on onion root tip slide. In theory I had studied different stages of Mitosis in dividing cells – Prophase, Metaphase,…

An Impromptu Foldscope Workshop at TCIS, Hyderabad

The wild ivy grows wherever it pleases, said Marty Rubin. Although we have conveniently taken this quote from his dystopian novel, ‘The Boiled Frog Syndrome’, we have figured out that our excitement is in no way any less — it grows wherever it pleases, whenever it pleases, and also however it pleases. To feed this…

Foldscope as experimental tool for Under Graduate student’s regular practical classes – Workshop on “Foldscope and its Application in Regular Curricula” on 26.09.2019 at Government Arts and Science College (formerly Bharathidasan University Constituent College), Perambalur, Tamilnadu

A workshop lecture for UG Microbiology students Cephalosporium sp. a soil fungus isolated from Tiruchirappali, Tamilnadu - foldscopic photograph taken during the session Rhizopus sp. a soil fungus isolated from Pachai Hills, Tamilnadu a foldscopic photograph taken during the session