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.
Filamentous fungi is isolated from museum object.
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…
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.
Onion cells viewed under Foldscope. It was a great experience to see the cells so clearly.
Rheo leaf in tap water. In this picture the stomatos are all open and we can see them very clear. Stomata in tap water
The outreach activity was conducted at Panchayat Union Public School Muppathuvetti, Vellore, Tamil Nadu on 2nd Aug 2018. A total number of 40 students from class 6th, 7th and 8th and teachers actively participated in this event. The workshop was started with a presentation in regional language (Tamil) highlighting the need of microscope and their applications…
The microscopic observation of the compound eye of insect clearly showing the hexagonal array packing of the unit of the compound eye, i.e. ommatidium, with remarkable precision. This post is open to read and review on The Winnower.
Penicillium sp is isolated from museum object.
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…
Vertical section of Mammalian Skin showing hair follicles.
Histological Section of Fish Gills as seen under foldscope.
T.S of Human Stomach showing villi as seen under Foldscope.
Gemmule of a fresh water sponge is the asexual reproductive body. It develops only in unfavorable conditions and forms the supporting skeleton in sponges.
Plant root nodules showing xylem and phloem as seen under Foldscope