The technique of using microscopes to view objects that are otherwise too small to be easily seen by the naked eye.

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What to look for when buying a light microscope?

I am a science lover and want to buy a microscope to explore things around me. Like studying cell structures, microorganisms, blood and plants. It would be great if there is way to photograph slides. ...
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choice of negative stains in general

I have isolated a large molecular complex whose integrity is very sensitive to increasing ionic strength and thus had to be prepared for EM using low ionic strength solutions. My goal is image this by ...
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Software for counting fly eggs

Is there any software that could be used to rapidly (quicker than humans) count the eggs laid by Drosophila on a substrate by placing them under a microscope with a camera attached? The eggs are laid ...