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What Do You Look At With Your Microscope?

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#26 kozmik frakture

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Posted 17 July 2014 - 06:28 PM

I collected mud & water from the edge of a pond. The sample is plentiful with cyclops (a species of copepods). Trying to do some videos of them swimming about; so far not overly successful.

#27 JerryOrr

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Posted 20 December 2014 - 02:48 PM

I primarily observe protozoa and metazoa.  I keep a infusion culture going in a plastic sandwich container next to my microscope.  When I'm out hiking, I'll sometimes collect samples of soil and ditritus to reinoculate the culture.  It is really interesting to see what reveals itself.



#28 GeneT

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Posted 26 December 2014 - 09:46 PM

Human red blood cells are my favorite. There are thousands of objects that are interesting to see. You need to use the right magnification, and sometimes view thin sections.




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