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Exploring the miniature world
 Issue 63: January 2001.
Next update February 13th.

(Image right of a wolf spider by David Young using a simple lens over a digital camera. See article below.)

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Micro-crystals in polarised light and how to grow them by Loes Modderman (The Netherlands)

Gallery of desmids by Bill Ells (UK)

A CMOS video camera used with white LED lighting by Jean-Marie Cavanihac (France)

Macro and microscopic images taken with an Olympus D-860L digital camera by David Young (USA)

Equipping a laboratory: Part 4: Collecting equipment by Richard Howey (USA)

The myriad uses of slide-ringing tables by Roland Mortimer (Brazil)

Mycorrhizas and symbiosis by M. Halit Umar (The Netherlands)

Do-it-yourself illuminator upgrade by Paul James (UK)

Oikopleura's fishing house by Wim van Egmond (The Netherlands)

A DIY modular very low power compound microscope by Paul James (UK)

Micscape tip: making a condenser annular ring for a phase objective by Dave Walker (UK)

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The 2001 Syllabus of the Kernow Microscopical Society (Cornwall, England) has been kindly supplied by Mike Morgan and is located here

The Eastern Counties Microscopy Study Group are holding a 'do-it-yourself' based microscopy weekend at Belstead House, Ipswich, UK on March 9th - 11th 2001. Click here for details of the course and booking form. Information kindly supplied by Ernie Ives.

Advance notice of a microscopy meeting in the UK: The Frank Rowntree meeting is held by Leeds Microscopical Society. It will be at its usual venue in Morley near Leeds on Sat. 2nd June 2001. For details and registration forms people should send an sae, to Mike Smith, 10 Moor Allerton Crescent, Leeds LS176SH, or e-mail Mike in the UK.

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