- In this light
illustrated article, Wim van Egmond (Netherlands) looks
at the feeding preferences of a range of micro-organisms
by inspecting the contents of their transparent guts.
- David Richman
(USA) describes and illustrates some of the fascinating
species of mosquito, particularly those found in the southern
- Jean-Marie Cavanihac
(France) presents an illustrated look at this intriguing
form of marine life, includes video clip.
The Heine condenser. Part
I. Some thoughts concerning a very useful substage accessory
- Paul James (UK)
provides a fascinating illustrated overview of this
clever condenser design and how it operates.
gallery of liquid crystal photomicrographs - Brian
Johnston (Canada) shares an attractive selection of images
with 'a brief discussion of what makes this form of matter
formalin, no mercury fixatives. Part 2
- In the second
part of this series, Walter Dioni (Mexico) suggests some
reagents that are both accessible and that can be safely
used by the amateur.
with Photoshop Elements Part II
- Ian Walker (UK)
shares a second striking gallery of macroscopic and other
subjects taken with a Coolpix 4500 and with various
on simple polarisation experiments with micas using
a student microscope
- Micas are easy
to study minerals and can be
used to demonstrate interference colours and interference
(conoscopic) figures. Includes an illustrated footnote on 'mica in the landscape'
around the author's home. By Dave Walker (UK).
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