micro-horoscope for the New Year 2005 - Richard
Howey (USA) shares a delightful alternative horoscope with
star signs based on microscopic critters and their characteristics.
An overview of bacteria - Matt
Emery (UK) presents an illustrated introduction to bacteria
and suggests a simple but safe way of studying a selection
Strange new worlds - Ian
Walker (UK) experiments with combinations and derivatives
of lighting techniques with some common slide subjects
to give 'out of this world' type images.
Bryozoans in colour - Jean-Marie
Cavanihac (France) shares his enthusiasm for this fascinating
marine group with images and striking video.
Electronic flash system
for a microscope - Ron
Neumeyer (Canada) describes an effective flash system for
his microscope illustrated with excellent examples.
A gallery of caffeine photomicrographs
(using a variety of illumination techniques) - Brian
Johnston (Canada) shares a stunning selection of images
of this chemical with notes on how they were taken.
A demonstration of the use of quarter & whole wave plates to alter the colouration of polarized light photomicrographs - Brian
Johnston (Canada) explains and illustrates how polarisation
filters can be used creatively to take images of crystals.
Being innovative in microscopy - Chuck
Huck (USA) shares how he became interested in microscopy
and the pleasure of getting the most out of good basic equipment.
long working distance objective, a useful aid for pondwater
investigations - Paul
James (UK) demonstrates the versatility of these objectives
for aqueous studies.
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