Exploring the miniature world
ISSN 1365 - 070x

Issue 23: September 1997
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Next update October 13th
with topical news throughout the month

Image by Dave Walker shows Vitamin C between cross polars.
Microscope slide prepared by Mike Samworth.

Articles This Month
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Marine diatoms - 'glass jewels' of the sea
Diary of an encounter with a fellow microscopist
- an Australian and New Zealander meet
Image of the Month - midge larva
Samworth's Snippets - contrast, trying to see the detail
Notes on the movements of desmids - desmids are attractive algae
Taking a photomicrograph .... in 1904 - a few reflections


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