Workshop with Students of Public Schools of Delhi, 20th July 2018

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Newspaper coverage of Foldscope Project workshops

Indo-US Foldscope project is an attempt to bring the science to every corner of the country. In this regard, Barkatullah University, Bhopal has been given the project for conducting research work and workshops for introducing Foldscope to the students of schools, colleges, universities, NGO etc. During the project, several workshops have been held and some…

Blood cells

This is the blood that I collected in my cut

My first try with my new foldscope

This little video its my first attempt with my brand new foldscope. I took this protozoa from a little puddle of dirty water. In a few weeks I’ll take some photos of histopathology.

Different stains of K562 and Hela cells

Microscopic view of Leishmans stain of K562 cells Foldscope view of Leishmans stain of K562 cells Geimsa's stain of K562 under Microscope Geimsas stain of K562 under Foldscope Methylene blue stain of K562 under Microscope Methylene blue stain of K562 under Foldscope

Different concentration of K562 and HELA cells under Microscope and Foldscope

60ul of HELA cells under Microscope 60ul of HELA under Foldscope Microscopic view of Marigold flower Foldscope view of Marigold flower Leishmans stain of HELA cells under Microscope Leishmans stain of Hela cells under Foldscope Geimsas stain of Hela cells under Microscope Geimsas stain of Hela cells under Foldscope Methylene blue stain of Hela cells...

My mom’s hair

When I go to the bathroom to start brushing my teeth, I found my mom’s hair with maybe a cat flea egg (although my house don’t have cats

A paramecium?

Help me unidentify this creature in my local tap.

Foldscope Workshop in Novi Sad, Serbia

This past summer I had a pleasure of meeting Prof. Manu Prakash and getting a tour of his wonderful lab at Stanford University. Our conversation about the importance of resourcefulness, open-source knowledge, and accessibility of scientific tools inspired me organize an outreach event in my hometown in Serbia. Brainstorming with my friends from high school…

Back to the Algae Sample: Strange Microorganism With Legs

Earlier in the month I put up a post showing some microorganisms I found in a sample I took from our horse’s water feeder that currently sprouts algae from every underwater surface, which were later identified as bdelloid rotifers by members of the community. Today I returned to the water feeder and took another sample,…

COMMON ALGAE

STUDENT NAMES: Keenisha, Jasmine, Pradeepthi, Suratha, Deekshitha and Jaanvi COLLEGE/SCHOOL: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore. SPECIMEN: Blue Bottle fly SPECIMEN OBSERVED AT: CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore on 6th January 2020 We collected a sample of common algae growing in the gardens of our college and observed it under foldscope

BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG

STUDENT NAMES: Keenisha, Jasmine, Jaanvi, Suratha, Deekshitha and Pradeepthi COLLEGE/SCHOOL: CMR National PU College, ITPL, Bangalore. SPECIMEN: Brown Marmorated stink bug SPECIMEN OBSERVED AT: CMR National PU College at ITPL, Bangalore on 6th January 2020 We found this bug in our college campus and observed its various parts under foldscope

Alpinia Galanga flower

I have had the opportunity to image alpinia galanga flower petal from my grandma’s garden. An alipinia galanga flower (a variety of ginger) looks like this: When imaged through foldscope, here is what I got: The beautiful hexagonal patterns of cells is captivating!

Identifying Dengue mosquito under a foldscope

I first felt the wrath of Dengue when my cousin sister – living in Delhi – got the same and was best ridden for almost a month. It was a striking reminder of the wrath of this viral diseases – and although it does not take as many lives as malaria – the symptoms and…

2020 புத்தாண்டு கொண்டாட்டம் மடிப்பு நுண்ணோக்கியோடு

ஈடன் சைன்ஸ் கிளப்பின் 10 உறுப்பினர்களைக் கொண்ட குழு 2020 ஜனவரி 1ம் தேதி கூத்தியார் குண்டு கண்கமாய்க்கு மடிப்பு நுண்ணோக்கிப் பயணத்தை மேற்கொண்டது. கண்மாயில் நிறைய தண்ணீர் இருந்தது. குழந்தைகள் அதில் குதித்து விளையாடவே ஆர்வம் காட்டினர். நானும் அனுமதித்தேன். விளையாட்டின் ஊடேயே இந்த மடிப்பு நுண்ணோக்கிப் பதிவும் செய்யப்பட்டது. உண்மையில் இது போன்ற எளிய உபகரணத்தால் மட்டுமே சாத்தியம். புத்தாண்டை மடிப்பு நுண்ணோக்கியோடு கொண்டாடினோம்.

Hair Fiber under Foldscope

This is my first look inside a microscope. I remembered the first time I got my telescope and looked at the planet Jupiter and had the same reaction when I first looked inside a Foldscope. I was happy that at this cost I can discover microorganisms here in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines and I…

“I Want to Play ‘Science’.”

On July 19 at Eternacon 2019, Manu Prakash and Rebecca Konte gave a wonderful demonstration of the Foldscope to the participants of the annual conference of the citizen scientist game Eterna. Rebecca provided two Foldscopes to me to give to my ex-husband and his 6-year-old son. Here I will relay what it was like to…