In this episode, I will explain the naming of organisms. A basic understanding of this can prove to be quite useful also for the identification of microorganisms under the microscope.
You can see bacteria already at a total magnification of 400x. But magnification is not everything. You also need to have sufficient contrast.
There are several reasons, why you might not abel able to see some specimen features using a light microscope.
In this episode, I give some advice on what you can do to obtain a crisp image using your microscope. Keywords: microscope, focus, image, picture, resolution, magnification
The best microscope is the one that you will use the most often. But on the more serious side: In this episode I will outline some of the quality considerations of microscopes, and this is not only limited to mechanical Read More …
There are several things that you have to do to get a good picture of fast moving microorganisms: Restrict the movement of the microbes, ensure correct microscope settings, ensure correct camera settings. Keywords: specimen, camera, depth of field, field of Read More …
Both electron and light microscopes play important roles in research. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages.