macronucleus of Stentor
- Chitchai Chantangsi (Thailand) describes and illustrates
this intriguing form of nucleus exhibited in e.g. the common
gallery of 1-nitroso-2-naphthol photomicrographs
- Brian Johnston (Canada) shares a beautiful selection of
images of this chemical under polarised and darkfield
lighting taken with the Nikon Coolpix 4500 digicam.
compound microscope - a brief introduction
- Gregor Overney (USA) shares this useful overview
showing the main components of the compound microscope and
common lighting techniques.
formalin, no mercury, new fixers: Part 1
- Walter Dioni (Mexico) continues his topical theme
of safe and accessible reagents for enthusiasts, by describing
and comparing a selection of fixers.
with Photoshop Elements™ - Ian
Walker (UK) shares an attractive selection of macro and
other images to illustrate how the special features
of image processing software can be used to good effect.
microscope, Homo sapiens and sensibility: a rather
convoluted personal perspective on how we relate to the
microscope and science - Paul
James (UK) shares his interesting views on some wide ranging
aspects of the microscope and how we perceive it.
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