Artemia Larvae

Hi! I’m Manali Nayak from Pune, India.  I’m a high school graduate and am interning at a stem cell biology lab at NCCS, Pune. I’ve been super excited about Foldscope and finally got one from Dr. Praveen Rahi, NCMR, Pune. My first post is a video of artemia larvae. Artemia are aquatic crustaceans, also known…

Old skin of snake

The snake shedding the old skin observed under Foldscope by the team of R D Gardi Medical College, Department of Pediatrics

Workshop on Foldscope and Its Applications- #Indiafoldscopephase 1

Place:  Vijaya Composite Pre-University College, Jaya Nagar 1st Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560011  Audience: High school students (more than 125) and Faculty (8 faculties) Date: 04.08.2018                         Samples studied: Insect sample Leaf and flower samples Dirty water sample This post is open to read…

Hands-on Training Workshop on Foldscope and Its Applications-#Indiafoldscopephase 1

Place:  University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural Engineering GKVK, Bengaluru-560 065, Karnataka  Audience: Students M. Tech. (Processing and Food Engineering), M. Tech. (Soil and Water Engineering) students (20 students) and Faculty (10 faculties) of the disciplines of Agricultural and Entomology and Processing and Food Engineering. Date: 23.06.2018 Samples studied: Milk powder Leaf and flower…

Spider leg under a foldscope

During my visit to the Panshet Dam, I found one spider on the  side of the river and I thought it would be interesting if I observe its legs under a foldscope. Then I just took the legs of that spider and observed it under a foldscope through the help of the sunlight,and I saw…

Leg of ant under foldscope microscope.

Hi,I’am Eshamary Lyngdohmawphlang.  l am from standard 10 Iam from MeECL Secondary School Umiam. On  my visit to Panchet dam,l have collect an ant from there.And then I observe it on the foldscope microscope. On my observation, I found that the ant leg was very thick in size.And also it has a claws like structure…

Leaves under foldscope

Hi, I am ALAN BRANDON SUMER  , from Meghalaya, India. I am in 10th grade at Me.E.CL Secondary School, Umiam On my visit to Panshat Dam, I was told to collect  samples any kind of  samples When I went to Shingad and Panshat dam for a field trip from NCMR  on 14 Nov 2018  I reached there I…

Leave structure

Hi I am Josaia Jana of class 10th studying in MeECL Sec School Umiam , Meghalaya         During my visit to Pune, I went with my friends and some instructors to a particular place in Panshat Dam on 14th November . So I was asked to take some samples from the surrounding…

Leg of tiny insect

Hello, I am Rina Yadav, student of Me.E.C.L Secondary School Umiam from 10th standard. On my visit to Panshet Dam, I found  the insect near the pond and i took the leg of that particular insect and tried to observe it under a foldscope microscope along with the help of glass slide, coverslip and a…

Hairy leg structure of a spider observed under foldscope

Hello, I’m Lorinda Cicely Iawim from Me.E.C.L  Secondary School Umiam studying in class ten On 14th of November 2018 a field trip was conducted by the NCCS. This trip was held beside a Panshet dam near Pune. Our first main task that was alloted  to us  (students) was to find samples and to prepare it…