Eyes of Moina and Drosophila

We had a microscopy workshop at CUBE lab of HBCSE Mumbai. Students from different colleges and schools attended the workshop. A group of students who are working on Drosophila (a fruit fly) wanted to take good close up picture of its eyes.  They want differentiate between two species by looking at structure of eyes. We…

Surfing surfaces

Here is a hack with the new foldscope lens. Using a magnetic coupler and a lens, couple the two onto the phone’s camera-eye. This can be directly used to scan objects. For a reflecting light source, you can use the camera flashlight (if your app allows you to have the flashlight and the camera on…