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Issue 37: November 1998
Next update Dec. 13th

Our third anniversary issue. Many thanks to all our contributors and readers for your support!
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Articles this Month

Black and white photography - practical advice on this under-used and under-rated form of photography through the microscope. Tunicates with salad on the side - a fascinating article on the tunicates or sea squirts.
Collecting and mounting foraminifera - continuing our series, a detailed look at how to collect and prepare slides of these beautiful organisms. The spider's web part I - a look at the spider's web and the remarkable properties of spider's silk.
Institute for the promotion of the less than one millimetre - Desmids in 3D - a new addition to this series showing these attractive algae. Also check out Diatoms, Stentor and Spirogyra on menu bar in suite. Micscape image gallery - arranged slides of diatoms and holothurian plates. Staggering examples of the art of arranging microscopic objects.
Ron's Image Gallery: protozoa - (external link) a selection of images on the 'Light Microscopy Forum', showing stunning snapshots of protozoa.  Topical tips 2 - second in an occasional series providing a selection of tips on amateur microscopy. Why not send us your practical tips?
Xenophyophores, the giants of the protozoan world - the single celled creatures 10cm (yes cm!) across, which live in the ocean depths. 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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