Questions tagged [microscopy]

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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Machine learning for light microscopy — problems to solve?

I would like solve some biological problems that would improve the state-of-the-art of biology or bioinformatics. In particular, I want to apply machine learning on light microscopic images. The ...
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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 ...
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How to prevent blobs under the microscope?

My task is to take photographs of fungus spores under a microscope at x100 using oil immersion. My problem is that I get all these little blobs. How do I prevent the blobs? So, I have been ...
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Dataset of microscopic images before and after staining?

I am looking for a freely distributed dataset of microscopic images. I am hoping to find a dataset that would feature histological images before and after staining (e.g. H&E or some other standard ...
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How do I look for pathogen in water with a microscope? Is it possible?

I am a 9th grade student from Manila and we're currently working on an investigatory project. We want to know how effective SODIS or solar water disinfection is. The purification method claims to be ...