Growth on Thread

I found a thread in our garden, on that thread there was growth just like mushroom & so i observed under d foldscope.

saw stomata at different times of the day

I wanted to see how plants look at day and night time so I took two different pictures on different times day and night we can see the stomatal openings at day time. #Foldscope #science #scienceathome

Sperm and foldscope Leeuwenhoek was the first to see #sperm #cells (1678). Today, we can easily observe them using #foldscope Leeuwenhoek fue el primero en ver #espermatozoides (1678). Hoy, los podemos ver facilmente con el #foldscope #fertility #infertility #ciencia #science #urologia #urology

Microscopic view of “termites”

Hai friends, Today I am posting an article on light attractive insects named Termites. The termites are tiny insects that will generate in both seasons like dry and rainy season. These insects mostly come with the bulk amount in a group-wise manner and roam around the tube lights located at the side of the road…

Motion detection in Foldscope videos using Python and OpenCV

Last year, I was introduced to a wonderful scientific instrument called the ‘Foldscope’. I have spent hours observing things with it. One of my favorite past times is to observe ciliates using the Foldscope. Ciliates are very simple single cell organisms which are easy to find and come in numerous shapes and sizes. Most ciliates…

Entrega de 20 Foldscope Kits a alumnos de la secundaria “Experimental”, Xalapa MEXICO


Nos dimos cita en la escuela “Experimental” para continuar con la entrega de microacopios foldscope.

Este programa resulta un éxito para estimular la investigación científica de alumnos de primaria y secundaria. Nos llena de alegría ver la emoción con la que niñas y niños aprenden y se divierten con sus microscopios, curioseando con hojas, insectos, gotas de agua y hasta sus cabellos.

Con ciencia y tecnología #DDEXalapa #foldscope


Collected from a rose

How do you like your cheese?

2020 started as a detour for me; choosing to take a break from clinical medicine to pursue a parallel science career. I was seeking a new set of problems: Cracking a slide, fighting the focus on my microscope or forgetting to change the medium in cell culture over lengthy patient prescriptions and endless 3rd world…

Leaf of Fenugreek /मेंथी/मेथी through foldscope

मेथी मायक्रोस्कोप मध्ये कशी दिसते? मेंथी माइक्रोस्कोप में कैसे दिखती है? How does leaf of Fenugreek looks through d Foldscope? Photos taken with d foldscope. Fenugreek has benefits for lowering blood sugar levels, boosting testosterone,& increasing milk production in breastfeeding mothers. Fenugreek may also reduce cholesterol levels, lower inflammation & help with appetite control, pain…

Leaf Cells Under Foldscope

Hello Foldscopers, I am posting to show you all the leaf of a spider plant. The image is not that clear probably due to the improper light source. Will try to improve… Hope you like it

Human saliva through foldscope

Saliva is an extracellular fluid produced & secreted by salivary glands in d mouth.In human, saliva is 99.5%water plus electrolytes,mucus ,white blood cells, epithelial cells, enzymes, antimicrobial agents such as secretory IgA & lysozyme. The digestive functions of saliva include moistening food , & helping to create a food bolus, so it can be swallowed…

Random Collection of samples

Hai friends of microsomes community. Today July 1st, 2020, I am going to post some of the random pics of various microscopic images of collected samples by foldscope. I thank manu prakash and his team to develop such a beautiful micro size packet to visualize all the human beings, plant culture using such a wonderful…

Human Blood sample through foldscope

Today’s i observed my blood sample under d foldscope without staining. I identify all cells . Blood Sample contains RBC, WBC, (neutrophiles, monocyte, lymphocyte, eosinophiles, basophiles ) Platelets. I write here some percentage&functions of cells. Cells Function Neutrophils (60-70%)== Phagocytosis(engulf bacteria)acute bacterial infections Eosinophils (1-4%)==Important in allergic reaction,kill parasites Basophil(0.5-1%)==Important in allergic reactions & release…