Wild M20-EB microscope, an overview of a well regarded
marque - Ian
Walker (UK) describes and illustrates this microscope and
how it differs to the standard Wild M20. Includes a
selection of homemade filter projects.
close-up view of the pincushion Protea - Brian
Johnston (Canada) continues his series illustrating the
macroscopy and microscopy opportunities of wild flowers,
with this attractive flower native to South Africa.
monastery pond - Howard
Webb (USA) shares his pond dipping finds from this pond
at an Eastern Orthodox monastery in Michigan.
magnification and resolution - M
Halit Umar (Netherlands) reflects on these two important
concepts in microscopy and in a wider context.
A holiday essay:
Micro-ornaments: A do-it-yourself kit - Richard
Howey (USA) presents an illustrated gallery of festive ornaments
made by photo-manipulating images of microscopic subjects.
glass dispenser - Ron
Neumeyer (Canada) describes how this ingenious
dispenser he purchased works as it provides a possible basis for DIY
click beetle dismantled - Wim
van Egmond (Netherlands) takes a look on the microscopic
scale as to what enables the beetle to right itself.
with a low power microscope - with
Christmas presents in mind,
David Walker (UK) offers tips
on how to use the 20x monocular microscope frequently recommended
as a first microscope for youngsters.
Focus: The results of the 2005 Olympus
Bioscapes International Digital Imaging Competition
are online. Congratulations to the winners and hon. mentions.
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enthusiasts whether a novice or expert. If you have an image, tip or
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