Category: food and drink

August 29, 2016

Stearic Acid by Polarized Light Microscopy

Stearic acid, a common surfactant obtained by saponification of animal fats and oils lights up under polarized light.

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April 21, 2016

Under the Microscope: Onion

Take a peek at a thin layer of Onion Skin under the microscope.

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February 24, 2016

Under the Microscope: Chilli Flake

Love it or hate it, Chilli (flake) is a regular staple in many households, but what does it look like under the microscope? Visit...

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January 22, 2016

Dacelo novaeguineae or Laughing Kookaburra

The laughing Kookaburra at Grants Picnic Ground in Belgrave.

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December 29, 2015

Under the Microscope: Peppercorn (Black Pepper)

Ever wondered what a peppercorn looks like under the microscope, almost like an alien landscape if you ask me!

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September 12, 2015

Let there be cake

    My wife is a passionate baker, and often I end up being the beneficiary of that passion through tasting the food. These...

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