Mel’s first post ya dig

Just a pic of the lent from my fuzzy gray socks This a pic of my dog's hair from the top of his head, his name is Winky by the way. A pic from a sunflower petal.

Human saliva through foldscope

Saliva is an extracellular fluid produced & secreted by salivary glands in d mouth.In human, saliva is 99.5%water plus electrolytes,mucus ,white blood cells, epithelial cells, enzymes, antimicrobial agents such as secretory IgA & lysozyme. The digestive functions of saliva include moistening food , & helping to create a food bolus, so it can be swallowed…

Human Blood sample through foldscope

Today’s i observed my blood sample under d foldscope without staining. I identify all cells . Blood Sample contains RBC, WBC, (neutrophiles, monocyte, lymphocyte, eosinophiles, basophiles ) Platelets. I write here some percentage&functions of cells. Cells Function Neutrophils (60-70%)== Phagocytosis(engulf bacteria)acute bacterial infections Eosinophils (1-4%)==Important in allergic reaction,kill parasites Basophil(0.5-1%)==Important in allergic reactions & release…

गवती चहा/Harbal tea/Lemongrass/Cymbopogon Citratus through foldscope

गवती चहा मायक्रोस्कोप मध्ये कशी दिसते? लेमनग्रास माइक्रोस्कोप में कैसे दिखता है? How does leaf of Lemongrass looks through d foldscope? Next from our garden, i was wondering how leaf of lemongrass looks like under d foldscope. I was read about,Harbal tea/Lemongrass may also be consumed to treat -Hypertention, Epilepsy, Musculoskeletal pain,Cough, Rheumatism,Fever , Common…

Insight into Parasites – A ‘101’ on Viruses

(A small write-up, written by my batchmates and I. Decided to post this here. Hope you enjoy reading it :D) _____ While we’ve been locked in our houses due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are wondering when life will be back to normal, we are reminded again and again that a tiny virus has brought…

Tutorial para mejorar la vista y enfoque en laminillas

Hola muy buenas a todos de la comunidad de Microcosmos :3 , el día de hoy vengo con esta pequeña información que quiero compartirles acerca de como obtener mejor enfoque al usar laminillas con el Foldscope , en mi anterior Post publique fotografías de un ftotis de sangre, días pasados había tratado de tomar fotografías…

Frotis de sangre visto desde el FoldScope

Increibles fotografias de un frotis sanguineo teñido con azul de metileno , es asombrozo lo que puede llegar a ver el foldscope , se pueden distinguir hasta los leucocitos

Histology – body parts

Used Histology glass slides from the Cell Structure and Function Lab. It was sort of challenging to navigate with the foldscope because the location of the samples varied on the slide. Ended up just really pressing the slide on to the foldscope and using my toe to take a picture on my phone. A decent…

Identifying Dengue mosquito under a foldscope

I first felt the wrath of Dengue when my cousin sister – living in Delhi – got the same and was best ridden for almost a month. It was a striking reminder of the wrath of this viral diseases – and although it does not take as many lives as malaria – the symptoms and…