MicrobeHunter Magazine (October 2014)

Volume 4, Number 10, October 2014
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Welcome to MicrobeHunter Microscopy 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.


Flatworms have an incredible ability to regenerate. This is also due to their relatively simple structure.
Oliver Kim

Tools for micro-dissection
Presented are number of DIY tools for micro-dissection, specifically for invertebrates which might be of use to others.
Andy Chick

Micaceous Sandstone: Sandstone with mica
The mica minerals are made of sheet silicates. These minerals can also be found in sandstone and can be observed in polarized light.
Carl Hennig

Peridotite serpentinization in polarized light
Serpentinization is a metamorphic process which changes the structure of rock. The formed crystals can be observed in polarized light.
Carl Hennig

A specimen of some Observations made by a Microscpe
In his letter, Leewenhoeck describes a mould, the stinger of a bee, the head of a bee, the eye of a bee and a louse. The language and capitalization of words are as in the original document.
A. v. Leewenhoeck
comments by Oliver Kim

Gallery images of lime wood, lens paper and Haematococcus.
Oliver Kim and R. Nassar