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Stains and reagents for microscopy
I found an article in Popular Science Magazine (see link below) which gives a general overview of different stains that can be used in microscopy. The article divides the stains into three categories: Common household chemicals: this includes Iodine, for example. They are very readily available. Substances used mostly for microscopy: Methylene blue, Hematoxyline, and […]
Observing Potato Starch Grains
Potato starch grains are an ideal for observation in polarized light and in dark-field. Sample preparation is simple and straight-forward.