Ostracodinium nucleolobum in rumen fluid

DBT scheme –“Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”. Protozoa under the genus Ostracodinium Ostracodinium nucleolobum was identified using foldscope. Morphology of Ostracodinium nucleolobum is roughly triangular to flattened ellipsoidal and left side is slightly convex, while right side is nearly flat.

WORKSHOP ON FOLDSCOPE AT ALIPURDUAR, WEST BENGAL, INDIA

Department of Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, organised a one day workshop on Foldscope, at Railway Higher Secondary School, Alipurduar, West Bengal, India, on 8th May 2019, in collaboration with Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search. Introductory Session- The workshop started with a basic introduction to the microscopic world and microscope to the participants, after…

Foldscope Demonstration at Parvatibai Chowgule College, Margao, Goa, India

Pleasure to share that got an opportunity of conduct a knowledge sharing event at Parvatibai Chowgule College , Margao, Goa, India on 23 rd March 2019. Event was attended by students and faculty members of biotechnology and Biochemistry department. Delivered talk on: Malaria as Malaria free world initiative: Participants were amazed to see how Genetically…

Hyalomma Tick viewed under foldscope

Ticks were collected from cattle and stored in 10% Formalin. Based on the morphology, the tick was identified as Hyalomma under foldscope. These tick are longirostrate ( long mouth parts) (figure1). It was observed that the 1st Coxa is deeply bifid ( figure 2).

Skin of Octopus

Chromatophores are organs that are present in the skin of many cephalopods, such as squids, cuttlefish, and octopuses, which contain pigment sacs that become more visible as small radial muscles pull the sac open making the pigment expand under the skin. 

Histochemical detection of lipid peroxidation by using Schiff’s reagent staining after 24 hours of Arsenic stress inducing at different concentrations of frenchbean root radical

Histochemical detection of lipid peroxidation by using Schiff's reagent staining after 24 hours of Arsenic stress inducing (150 ppm concn.) Histochemical detection of lipid peroxidation by using Schiff's reagent staining after 24 hours of Arsenic stress inducing (Control treatment) Histochemical detection of lipid peroxidation by using Schiff's reagent staining after 24 hours of Arsenic stress...

Foldscope, Tardigrade and The Himalayas Part 08

Hey folks, here’s a post about my journey in the Himalayas with Foldscope. Follow me on Twitter and Researchgate to know more. Lets continue… Step right up Folks…. See the infamous Water bears that can survive extreme conditions… Finally one of them caught in the act too… Tardigrade in a circus act… Just look at…

Foldscope, Tardigrade and The Himalayas Part 07

Hey folks, here’s a post about my journey in the Himalayas with Foldscope. Follow me on Twitter and Researchgate to know more. Lets continue… As I mentioned in my earlier post that we are done with the journey, in the subsequent posts I will be discussing about the methodologies to find them. NOW!!! how does…

Foldscope, Tardigrade and The Himalayas Part 05

Hey folks, here’s a post about my journey in the Himalayas with Foldscope. Follow me on Twitter and Researchgate to know more. Lets continue… After Khardung La pass we entered Nubra valley (Coldest Desert of India) Still no sign of Lichens anywhere… We’re almost reaching the end… Part 06 in the making…. For other Parts,…