Posts of the Category: Techniques
What are the differences between brightfield, darkfield and phase contrast?
These are three different microscopic techniques.
Safety issues in Microscopy
Safety issues in microscopy are not only relevant to amateur microscopists, but also for teachers who want to conduct basic microbiological and microscopic work in a school laboratory. In this case the organisms are alive and depending on the type of organism, they may pose a possible health hazard. The post addresses some of the safety issues that should be taken into consideration.
A Projection Screen for Microscopes
Projection screens are useful if several people want to look at the specimen. The screen is mounted on the trinocular head instead of a camera.
Setting up a Home Laboratory for Microscopy
The home laboratory provides a safe working environment for microscopic investigations.
Determining Size in Microscopic Images