You can put these BACTERIA under the microscope and eat them as well
Here is a safe source of bacteria, which you can put under the microscope. Bacteria used (affiliate link, German Amazon): Pipette used (affiliate link):
CELL explodes or: why you should clean your slides
The ciliate Euplotes died and popped open right under the microscope. I think that some soap on the microscope slide could be responsible for that.
What does a WATER MELON look like under the microscope?
In this video you will see water melon cells, bacteria growing on a water melon, pollen of the water melon and xylem tissue, which transports water.
What to do if there are TOO FEW microbes in the water
I had problems finding algae for microscopy in the lake I visited. Here is a suggestion on what to do in this case.
I found a moving FACE MITE (Demodex) and put it under the microscope
Face mites are microscopic animals that live in the human ski, in the hair follicles. They feed on the oil that the skin produces. Today I found one that moved around on my microscope slide.
What is the size difference between bacteria and plant cells?
I found the green algae Dictyosphaerium and a whole bunch of bacteria in a water sample that I got from a pond. The cells of the algae were about 7 micrometers across, which is about the size of red blood Read More ...
The most colorful human HAIR you have ever seen
Polarized light microscopy does the magic!
What does a BEARD look like under the microscope?
Today I put some clippings under the microscope. They were so thin, that one can see the cross-section of hair.
How I caught some WATER FLEAS for the microscope
Water crustaceans are a sign of clean water! They eat bacteria and are also eaten by fish. Here I show you some of the crustaceans that I found in a sample of pond water.
Watch YEAST make Carbon Dioxide under the microscope
Baker’s Yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) is a fungus that is used for baking and brewing. Here I show you how the yeast is actively producing carbon dioxide gas by cell respiration under the microscope.