The frog is a marker of the health of an ecosystem, also known as a bioindicator. This is because of their permable skin which easily absorbs chemicals and also their habitat including both terresterial and aquatic environments.
The kidneys process some 200L of fluid a day, removing organic waste from the body and maintaining a pH balance but what do they look like under the microscope.
Some creatures have incredible stinging apparatus, makes me happier I am not at the end of that!
Rhenium is one of the rarest elements in the earths crust, and has one of the highest boiling points at an estimated 5873K. Ever wonder what it looks like under the microscope?
This episode of “Cool Stuff Under the Microscope” is focused on Silica Gel, which is a material used in air sampling to absorb chemicals which are later desorbed for analysis by specific analytical techniques. A piece of Silica was placed on a Microscope slide and analysed under the Radical microscope (More info here) with a…
The Heide Museum of Modern Art is a fantastic gallery and garden in Heidelberg, Victoria set on approximately 4 – 5 acres. It consists of an Art Gallery, Cafe and extensive gardens which are fantastic for taking the family to on a lovely day out. My trip was with the family, including two little children…
The African Wild Dog are a popular attraction at the Werribee Zoo. Interestingly, the wild dog is a Canid which is differentiated to that of a Canis due to fewer toes, and a different dental structure.
I took a flight from Queenstown to Milford Sound which went for around 45 mins to an hour, a cruise across Milford Sound which went for around two hours and a return flight which went for around 45 minutes to an hour.
I visited the Melbourne Zoo in August, and found so many creatures big and small interesting. The Lemur seemed to be having a good time watching everyone come in, they are quite alert creatures from what I could see.
The Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens located in Sherbrooke contain lovely mountain ash tree’s, complete with a Lake and boat house.
This has been one of my favorite Under the Microscope segments, mainly because the item is so abstract that it is very difficult to determine what it is; the coco pop, also known as the Cocoa Krispie
I visited Lakeside Pakenham today on my way back from Whooping Cough Injections and came across these guys; The House Sparrow or Passer domesticus. The First image which blurs out the second bird a bit too much was my favorite as if a bit of a ‘challenge’ as to who can get the bread first. Images…