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Ranunculus pollen mounted in air, with cover glass.

The importance of mounting medium refractive index

The refractive indes (RI) of the mounting medium can have a significant impact on the image quality.



size calculation

Determining Size in Microscopic Images

Here is an instruction on how to calculate the size of cells using a microscope.



Air bubbles under the microscope

How to prevent Air Bubbles in Wet Mounts

There are several methods how bubbles can be reduced when making slides.



Testing the Hand Microtome

Cutting a carrot with a hand microtome.



Parts of a Microtome

Here I’m unpacking my new hand microtome and explaining the different parts. A hand microtome (or cylinder microtome) is a device used to make thin cuts of a specimen for microscopic observations. The video briefly illustrates the different parts of a hand microtome.




 
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