on relaxing microorganisms with very dilute formalin - Walter Dioni
(Mexico) describes how very dilute formalin can be an excellent relaxant
for some freshwater organisms.
- one more famous marvel of pond life - Martin Mach (Germany) shares some
stunning stills and video clips of one of the most beautiful organisms
that can be found in a pond.
second look at some well known test diatoms - Frithjof Sterrenburg
(The Netherlands) remarks on some fascinating aspects of some favourite
test diatoms, including how their true structure is only revealed by electron
microscopy and the renaming of Frustulia rhomboides.
booklets for microscopy, or the good old days and nostalgia - Jean-Marie
Cavanihac (France) looks at some of the old booklets that inspired his
childhood interest in microscopy, and suggests a multimedia project to
encourage today's youngsters.
you thought jabberwocks were weird - Richard Howey (USA) looks at some
of the fascinating aquatic microscopic organisms that occur and the problems
they can give taxonomists.
miniacea, a curious yet common Foraminiferan of the Mediterranean Sea,
noted by Edward Herron-Allen and Arthur Earland - Brian Darnton (UK) describes
and illustrates this intriguing foram.
desmid Cosmarium reniforme - Bill Ells (UK) shares some images from
his photo archive of this desmid species with notes on its interesting
and micro image gallery - part 1 - Paul James (UK) presents some stunning
images; from a macro taken with a flatbed scanner to a photomicrograph
of bacteria at high mag.
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