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Exploring the miniature

ISSN 1365 - 070x

Issue 31: May 1998
Next update June 13th

Fly proboscis

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Articles this Month

Desmids and other algae : primary producers in the food chain - desmids are attractive algae Classification of living things - it's history, methods and difficulties
Bats and their droppings!
- a Micscape Epic tale with Vanessa and Larry (Timed to coincide with 'National Bat Week' in the UK)
Fly proboscis - a look at a classic subject for the microscope
'Five Kingdoms - an Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life on Earth' - review of the recent 3rd edition of this popular book Comb jellies - beautiful marine organisms
A little gem - 'The Observer's Guide to Pond Life' by John Clegg - a book that started many on a lifelong interest Image of the month - a gallery of four British ants


Also take time to visit the new 'Light Microscopy Forum' set up by Ron Neumeyer,
a Micscape contributor. The forum discusses all aspects of the optical microscope and associated techniques.


Microscopy-UK CD-ROM now available
includes 'Microscope for the PC' software
with all the slidesets, a full year of the best of Micscape,
multimedia and more!


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