an inhabitant of human hair follicles -
we live in harmony with this tiny inhabitant of
the human body. M. Halit Umar, The Netherlands
describes this mite's fascinating features and
how to find and study it.
unusual Leitz microscope -
can readers provide any information on this
intriguing model owned by Gordon Couger USA;
searches and enquiries to date have yielded
with the Intel PC camera -
Howard Webb, USA assesses the Intel PC camera for
both still and video imaging with a microscope
and shows the fine results that can be obtained.
capillary microscope -
Peter Abrahams, USA describes an unusual type of
microscope which is used for viewing human blood
cells and circulation in
to quantitative microscopy, or how to measure
diatoms with a ruler -
calibrated measuring slides can be expensive.
Jean-Marie Cavanihac, France describes some
simple ways to measure scale, especially in
digital images, with simple alternatives.
with a webcam for photomicroscopy -
Bill Ells, UK tries the affordable 'BUSBY' webcam
for microscopy and shows the excellent results that
can be obtained.
zebra spider in 3D -
Wim van Egmond, The Netherlands describes the
fascinating features of this spider and shows
some excellent 3D images.
note on demonstrating food vacuoles in ciliates -
Richard Howey, USA describes a neat way of
showing this feature of protozoa using carmine
of generations in ferns -
Anne Bruce describes the fascinating reproductive
cycle of ferns with some neat web scripting to
show the detail.
format B&W photomicroscopy -
Paul James, UK buys some cheap aerial photography
film, builds a home-made film holder and shutter,
and takes some stunning 12x9 inch images!
macroscopic and microscopic tour around a common
wild flower -
plants we often take for granted can provide a wealth of detail in
close-up. Dave Walker, UK explores the not so