Chlamydomonas observe under foldscope .The water sample was collected from the floating vegetation called phumdi of KLNP,which is the natural habitat of Sangai.
Rhizopus sp. Plant Stem LS Aspergillus niger from permanent slide

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.

Banana peel view in folscope

Different areas of a banana peel as seen under a foldscope. It belongs to the AAB genome category. The outermost layer is shown in this picture.

Foldscopes reach rural school

  Foldscopes have taken students and teachers out of laboratories to explore science. Foldscopes can be used literally anywhere and everywhere. As an outreach program we visited the rural Kannada medium school at Nagaragere, Gowribidanur taluq, to implement foldscope project. I gave a brief introduction about the features and advantages of foldscopes which was followed…