Posts of the Category: Techniques
What should I do if I want to observe fungi?
Fungi can be interesting to observe, but not all of them are healthy and molds that have spoiled food are particularly a problem.
How do you make dry-mounted permanent slides?
Dry-mounted permanent slides do not use a mounting medium. It is necessary to hold the cover glass in place using adhesive tape.
I can not see any water organisms! What am I doing wrong?
Pond water is a favorite sample to observe. Sometimes, you do not see anything, however. The reason is usually that you took a sample from the water itself and not of the ground.
What is Rheinberg illumination?
Rheinberg illumination is a variation of darkfield. Rheinberg filters are placed into the filter holder of the microscope, which produce a colored image of the specimen on a background of a different color.
What should I do if I want to observe bacteria?