as 'parasites' - Michael Much (USA) shares some
attractive images of rotifers and other micro-organisms living on
a mosquito larvae and reflects on the nature of the
relationship between them and the host.
close-up view of the wild flower 'lesser burdock' -
Brian Johnston (Canada) continues his series on the attractive macro
and microscopic features of wild flowers that we often take for granted.
gallery: photomicroscopy and astrophotography using a mobile phone
camera - Nicolas White (UK) tries holding a mobile
phone camera over a microscope and telescope for imaging and finds
quite acceptable results can be obtained.
Aptenia cordifolia. A small
illustrated monograph - Walter Dioni (Mexico) explores aspects of
the interesting microstructure of this plant with the aid of a homemade
botanical slicer and various lighting techniques.
What did it cost then? An insight into the value
of microscopes of the 1920's period - Paul James (UK) takes a fascinating
look back at the price in relative terms of microscopes
then and now.
on scanning prepared microscope slides of large subjects using a Nikon
Coolscan IV 35 mm film scanner - David Walker (UK) assesses how well a slide
scanner using a homemade slide holder can provide an image compared with
other digital imaging routes.
articles - contributors sharing their wider interests in nature, the
landscape and photography:
Pennine landscapes - Ian Walker (UK) continues a photographic
essay of his local countryside and shows the attractive nature and
scenery around an upland reservoir.
delighted to receive contributions small or large from microscopy
enthusiasts whether a novice or 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 interests.