Category: Virtual Microscope


Virtual microscope: The Tick

This is a darkfield image of a tick. Ticks are blood-sucking arthropods. They possess 8 legs and are not insects, but rather are related to the spiders. Ticks are known to transmit various diseases, such as Lyme’s disease and encephalitis. For more information on the tick, read the following post: .

Virtual microscope: maple leaf skeleton

You do not always need microscopes. This is a scan with a flat bed scanner.

Virtual microscope: female pine cone (Pinus)

For more information on the pine cone, have a look at the following post: The specimen size is approximately 20mm from left to right.

Virtual microscope: Aristolochia sipho

Explore the cross-section of a stem with this virtual microscope. A flash player is needed.

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