MICSCAPE - Exploring the miniature world
Issue 238 : January 2016 (ISSN 1365 - 070x) Monthly, next issue February 13th 2016.
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Savona Books (UK) - Many microscopists have long benefited from the professional, efficient and friendly services of Bill Krause at Savona Books who specialised in microscopy and related topics. Bill notes on his website that he was in business for 'nearly forty years'. He has now retired and the bookshop has closed. My colleague Mol Smith and I both offer Bill and family our very best wishes in his retirement.
Little Imp CDs free online courtesy of Steve Gill - The contents of 66 CDs formerly sold by Savona Books and meticulously compiled by Steve Gill are now free online and hosted here on Microscopy-UK. A wide selection of public domain books and microscope makers' catalogues are offered, many of which are hard to source elsewhere. Many thanks for Steve's generosity.
Stefano Barone's website - Stefano shares his interests including the sale of his own prepared and arranged slides of diatoms, radiolaria and forams. On his regularly updated 'Microworlds' blog he also showcases and discusses the typical examples of the slides that he has prepared.
Nikon Small World in Motion Competition 2015 - first place awarded to Wim van Egmond - Congratulations to our regular contributor Wim who won with his well seen and striking footage of a 'Trachelius ciliate feeding on a Campanella ciliate'.
The New Yorker article 'Through the Looking Glass. Can a cheap, portable microscope revolutionize global health?' written by Carolyn Kormann, dated Dec. 21st 2015. Describes the single lens paper Foldscope microscope and the work of its project leader Manu Prakash. With thanks to David Goldstein and Richard Howey who both let us know of this article.
Washington Post 'Startling new finding: 600 million years ago, a biological mishap changed everything.' written by Sarah Kaplan dated Jan. 11th 2016. With thanks to David Goldstein who let us know of this article.
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