My lovely daughter was enjoying being a superhero earlier in the week, so I thought it would make a good opportunity for a photo. Having just started to learn to use photoshop I thought I would try and remove the background (with limited success), sadly the hair makes it difficult. Any tips on removing background when ‘big’ hair is involved?
Have a look at a section of an earth worm under the microscope.
Take a peek at Aspirin under the microscope, but this time by dark field microscopy.
Sparklers bring back so many memories as a child. Have a peek at what they look like when shot by macro photography.
Looks like i was spotted by the Sulfur crested Cockatoo.
I am passionate about many things, and Microbiology is most definitely one of them. There is something fascinating about the world that exists right in front of us, but we are not quite able to see. Me being a passionate Nerd / Geek (not a bad thing) I actually have a microscope at home, and…
Recently I posted a mystery item, that mystery item was the Sultana. So this episode of Under the Microscope is showing the Sultana I recently mentioned.
Salicin is a chemical which is produced by the Salix Willow bark and functions as an anti-inflammatory agent in the human body. This chemical was the initial origin of aspirin and is chemically related to Aspirin. As a tongue twister, the IUPAC name for Salicin is (2R,3S,4S,5R,6S)-2-(Hydroxymethyl)-6-[2-(hydroxymethyl)phenoxy]oxane-3, 4,5-triol.
Nicatonic Acid, or Vitamin B3 looks interesting under the microscope and displays some birefringence.
Benzoic Acid is a simple aromatic carboxylic acid, with a crystalline structure that lights up in wonderful colors.
Every now and again I do a segment called Cool Things Under the Microscope; this time I have focused on Particle Board which is an engineered wood product that consists of wood chips, sawmill shavings, and potentially even sawdust which is bonded together using a synthetic resin or another binder. The product is used commonly just…
Have a peek at Menthol, commonly used as a local analgesic under the microscope.