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Articles This Month
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|Volvox - the jewel of the pond
|Camille Sebastien Nachet
- some examples of this famous microscope makers work
|Pond fairies - the freshwater bryozoa Plumatella repens
|Birth of a rotifer - 'captured' on video stills
illumination is easy
- an introduction to this versatile and beautiful illumination technique
|Samworth's Snippets - further experiments with cross polars
|Home-made hand microtomes - two practical approaches
|Art Deco diatoms - stunning images of these attractive algae
|Experiments with a miniature CCD camera - for video microscopy
|'Through a Pocket Lens'
by Henry Scherren 1897
- a book review ... a 100 years too late!
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