Microbehunter Magazine (Issue 55)

Welcome to issue 55 (February 2017) of Microbehunter Microscopy Magazine.

Microbehunter Magazine (Issue 54)

Welcome to issue 54 (October 2016) of Microbehunter Microscopy Magazine.

Under the microscope #3 – Water fountain (with Spirogyra algae)

Here are some nice images of the alga Spirogyra. These algae have a spiral-shaped chloroplast. The video also shows other algae in colonies.

Under the microscope #2 – Sand from playground

Unless it is fine-grained, sand is a bit more difficult to observe under the microscope. Darkfiled microscopy shows quite nicely, that many sand grains are transparent (some made made of quartz).

Under the microscope #1 – Dandelion

Dandelion seeds are scattered by wind. Here I am having a look at the fruit of a dandelion. The fruits are the fine “hairs” that carry the seed. In the field of Biology the term “fruit” does not have the same meaning as in everyday usage.


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