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.
This episode of “Cool Stuff Under the Microscope” focuses on Activated Carbon, which is a compound used for many different purposes, it can be used for air sampling to collect chemicals for later analysis, or alternatively can be used in filtration to absorb chemicals removing them from the environment be it water, air or otherwise….
During a recent visit to Warburton for an Open Gardens I decided to make a trip to the top of Mount Donna Buang, a mountain approximately 80 km’s from Melbourne, and an elevation of 1250 metres. Over winter the mountain is usually covered in snow however during summer it is far easier to reach the…
Have a look at (clean) toilet tissue under microscope, where you can see the fibres.
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 the Anther of Lilium Spp herbaceous flower under the microscope.