Posts that relate to the Keyword: specimen
The importance of mounting medium refractive index
The refractive indes (RI) of the mounting medium can have a significant impact on the image quality.
Determining Size in Microscopic Images
Here is an instruction on how to calculate the size of cells using a 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.