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Issue 38: December 1998
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Articles this Month

Micscape product review: The Eurocam VC5500 - a detailed look at this versatile product which captures both macro and microscopic images. Handheld or demonstration microscope - an unusual microscope by C. Zeiss ca. 1900 and still very practical today.
Spider's web part II - a look at the spider's web, the remarkable properties of spider's silk and man's use of the web silk. Make your own silver - how to grow silver crystals on a microscope slide to produce seasonal looking images.
The water net, Hydrodictyon - an illustrated look at this beautiful and intriguing algae, now a pest in some areas of the world. Protozoan houses - a fascinating article on the protozoa who build their own home, and how to find and study them.
Mosquitoes - a closer look at this insect which in many parts of the world is a serious health hazard. Micscape image gallery - a colourful image of the palate of Haliotis, a type of mollusc.
Multimedia microscopy - how do the multimedia encyclopaedias tackle microscopy and microscopic life? This could be yours! We are delighted to receive contributions small or large, from novice to expert! If you have an image, tip or article, why not share it, this magazine is what you make it! Have a chat with us, to see how we can help share your work.

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