Photomicroscopy requires significant focus stacking due to the very small depth of field. Two programs I use are Helicon Focus, and Helicon Remote.
Sodium thiosulfate is a inorganic, white crystalline substance that displays incredible birefringence, why not have a peek?
Have a peek at Menthol, commonly used as a local analgesic under the microscope.
Holmium (a metal) looks fairly interesting by polarized light microscopy.
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.
People often think that the air we breath is relatively benign, but the reality could not be further from the truth. The air we breath is almost in itself another world which contains millions of microorganisms including fungi. Fungi is a microorganism which is ubiquitous around the world and for most people does not…