MicrobeHunter Magazine (October 2011)

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Volume 1, Number 10, October 2011

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Welcome to the 10th issue of MicrobeHunter magazine. You can download the PDF and order a printed version.

At this point I would also like to encourage all readers to participate by writing articles (short and long). Read the submissions page for more information.

If you encounter any errors or mistakes, please inform me, I will correct these and upload a new version.


How to find Tardigrades
Tardigrades, or water bears, are cute little creatures that can easily be observed with a stereo microscope.
Mike Shaw

A Beautiful Microscope Slide
Victorian microscope slides are not only nice to look at from outside. Some of the specimens that they carry are at least as interesting to observe.
Leonardo Balbi

Introductory Microscopy Projects for Children and Students
Are you searching for simple microscopy projects for classrooms or children? Here is a list of ideas.
Oliver Kim

Safety issues for Microscopists
Safety first! Do you know which microorganisms can be found in your sample?
Oliver Kim

Some Lichen Terminology
An understanding of basic mycological terminology is necessary to fully understand the anatomy of fungi and lichens.
Oliver Kim

Microscopic observations of Lichens
Lichens are fungi that live symbiotically with a photosynthetic partner. Who would have guessed that lichens can can be parasitically infected by other fungi as well?
Mike Guwak

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Diatom Cities
If your freshwater field microscopy agenda “turns sour” – then it’s time to make some lemonade of the microscopy hike!
Charles E. Guevara