detachable neck flask technique to sample microinvertebrates
from fine grained substrata - Walter
Dioni (Mexico) describes a homemade and versatile sampling
method for concentrating this type of fauna.
gallery of l-arginine photomicrographs using a variety of
illumination techniques - Brian
Johnston (Canada) shares a gallery of striking images from
this chemical in a continuation of his series.
Tide pools, pilings and
mud flats: a trip to Maine - Richard
Howey (USA) reflects on a memorable past trip to a classic
marine habitat and
describes the fauna and flora which he enjoyed collecting and studying.
of photomacrography - Chuck
Huck (USA) presents some guidelines of macro photography including
some versatile macro set-ups constructed from readily available
15: Using aquarist test kits for simple analysis of
'pond dipping' samples - David
Walker (UK) describes how these kits offer a readily available
way of making simple measurements of
a water sample's chemistry.
with the Wild M20's broken 'gearbox'. Plastic gear problems under
the stage - Paul James
(UK) presents some ingenious but practical options
for fixing this classic microscope's stage mechanics based
on his own repair experiences.
review of the Moticam 1000 1.3 megapixel digital microscope
camera - David Walker
(UK) assesses one of the cheapest dedicated microscope cameras
with dedicated software.
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