Ants Observed Under Foldscope

Ants Observed Under Foldscope.Ants are eusocial insects of the family Formicidae and, along with the related wasps and bees, belong to the order Hymenoptera. Ants evolved from wasp-like ancestors in the Cretaceous period, about 140 million years ago, and diversified after the rise of flowering plants.

Pollen Grains Observed Under Foldscope

Pollen Grains Observed Under Foldscope. Pollen is a fine to coarse powdery substance comprising pollen grains which are male microgametophytes of seed plants, which produce male gametes (sperm cells).   

Inside of an Indian Red Chilli

Inside of an Indian Red Chilli. These fibres along with the seeds contain most of the intense heat one that makes it taste spicy. The outer layer is just a covering and does not too spicy by themselves without the inside fibres and seeds. These fibres when magnified under a foldscope look like the ones…

Common White Jasmine under Foldscope

Magnified under foldscope, the lower portion of the sepals of common white Jasmine flower shows vessels that are used for transportation. The petals of the flower however look quite plain with dotted structures. This is just one layer of the petal that can be obtained by rubbing the petal from one side.


Observed a Dog’s nail on foldscope….it was a amazing view….had a great experience.


A hairy leg of mosquito was observed in Foldscope… Thanks to Foldscope that we young researchers are able to see this wonderful world with a different view.


Planktons observed under foldscope.It was a wonderful experience.