[MH028] Ten common microscopy mistakes

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[MH028] Ten common microscopy mistakes
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Try to avoid these mistakes when using a microscope! Here I talk about some common mistakes that I have seen beginning microscopists make. Watch the youtube video here.

[MH024] Why can you not see some specimen features with a microscope?

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[MH024] Why can you not see some specimen features with a microscope?
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There are several reasons, why you might not abel able to see some specimen features using a light microscope.

[MH023] Blurry microscope image: what to do against it

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[MH023] Blurry microscope image: what to do against it
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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

[MH021] How to capture videos of fast moving microorganisms?

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All Things Microbes!
[MH021] How to capture videos of fast moving microorganisms?
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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 view, focus, motion blur, exposure time

[MH001] What is amateur microscopy?

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[MH001] What is amateur microscopy?
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Amateur microscopy is the use of a microscope to observe nature for its own sake, and for enjoyment.