Moldy growth – In my room wall

A dampened wall due to seepage from rainwater drain pipe was noticed in my room wall and prompted by the post on ‘Air borne fungi’, I mounted the same on a slide to observe under a foldscope. I  was surprised to see fungal hyphae and some unidentified cyst- like structure. However, I could not  identify…

Comparing the peels of raw and boiled potato

After learning foldscopy @ GGDSD, Chandigarh, these days everything at home is set to pass through FOLDSCOPE TEST. Guess what?  Maa boiled potatoes for making cutlets, and the science in me asked whether cells in boiled and raw potatoes would look the same? I picked up a potato, gently removed its peel. It was too…

Presentation on Project Foldscope in my school.

Hello. I’m a Teacher from Vidya Valley School, Pune.  As we returned back to school after the summer vacation I shared my experience at the Teacher training workshop with other teachers of my school. I showed them the foldscope and the photographs clicked . Sharing some photographs of my presentation. My Principal  and all my…

Pixels of computer screen

Fascinating pictures we captured from foldscope like pixels of the computer screen,  LED lights.

First foldscope pictures

Garlic peal - with mobile zoom Test image with foldscope - of fixed slide provided with the kit

Foldscope: First trial

Today we started exploring the Foldscope, and we started by observing Cucurbita b.w. slide and we were amazed by the performance of the simplistic and efficient Foldscope.

A long journey to explore WATER – BACTERIA

I got in touch with the foldscope team last year, to develop some workshops within the program I was implementing for work. “Innovation with purpose”. The program consists on implementing an innovative technology “plasma water sanitation system” to guarantee access to secure and potable water for vulnerable people. Our vision is to connect advanced technology…


When I spilled coffee over the water sample.

Foldscope to visualize magnetic nano/micro particle motion

Dear all, First, I would like to thank Prof. Manu and his lab for providing us an opportunity to use Foldscope. It is a wonderful invention. Now coming to my work on Foldscope: We work on manipulating magnetic nano particle (MNP) using permanent magnets for drug delivery applications. The magnets are big and strong about…

How to post a gif

I am testing a simple method to post a gif. Sometimes videos are too long to upload. But simple apps exist to covert a section of a video into a small gif that can be labeled and uploaded as a small file.  Here is an example. This was made using app called ImgPlay.  This is…