Fungi on home made pickle

Fungal attack on home made pickle at monsoon time. Spores of Mucor sp. and Aspergillus sp. are isolated from pickle. The first and last two images are taken using foldscope.

Sebaceous Cyst

The section shows cyst wall with flaky material inside as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Urothelial Carcinoma

The section shows a papillary pattern with few fibrovascular cores with mild cytological atypical cells as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Abdominal Tuberculosis

The section shows epitheloid granuloma with central caseous necrosis and few dispersed giant cells as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Head part of an Ant

Ant heads, especially the eyes and mandibles, come in all shapes and sizes. Ants use their heads to sense information about the world around them. This is very important for their survival and the life of the colony. If you watch an ant’s head, the antennae are always moving back and forth, touching, tasting, and…

Rhinitis (Allergic)

The section shows mucosal tissue, glands along with inflammatory cells infiltration as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Fibroadenoma

The section shows breast tissue made up of ducts with surrounding fibrous stroma, ductal epithelium shows proliferation as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Onion cell

It was my first attempt to use foldscope. It was very surprising to watch cells, cell wall, cell membrane and nucleus of an Onion peel with such clarity in a simple microscopic tool.

Foldscope workshop in Rural area of Ujjain

Foldscope workshop was organized by the Department of paediatrics R d Gardi Medical College, Ujjain at govt. middle school village Suneda district Ujjain, small children of class 6th to 8th participated in the workshop the major theme of this workshop was health and hygiene and the importance of microscope

Workshop for Foldscope

A workshop conducted in a government agriculture school in a rural area of Ujjain M.P., The student of class 11th and 12th have participated in this workshop and various slides were observed during this session, the workshop was conducted by Department of Paediatrics R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Stomatal openings in different conditions

Rheo leaf in tap water. In this picture the stomatos are all open and we can see them very clear.                                      Stomata in tap water

Outreach programme for Foldscope use at School of Nagaland, India

An outreach programme for foldscope use was organised at 4th NAP Higher Secondary School Alichen, Mokokchung, Nagaland, India. Secondary and Higher Secondary students participated in the programme along with the Principal and the Vice-Principal of the school. Assembling of the foldscope was demonstrated and a series of slides were prepared with the help of the…

Lipoma

The section shows adipose tissue with mature adipocytes separated by fibrous septae as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Thyroid

A section from thyroid shows thyroid capsule, thyroid follicles filled with colloid and lined by cuboidal epithelium as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Sebaceous Cyst

The section shows sebaceous cyst lined by stratified squamous epithelium and keratin flakes inside as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Anthracosis

The section from lung biopsy shows fibrous tissue, heavy blackish, brownish pigment and chronic inflammation as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Gemmule

Gemmule of a fresh water sponge is the asexual reproductive body. It develops only in unfavorable conditions and forms the supporting  skeleton in sponges.

Prostate

The section shows prostatic tissue with prostatic acini with surrounding stromal tissue as seen under Foldscope from Department of Paediatrics and the Department of Pathology of R D Gardi Medical College, Ujjain