What Are Epithelial Cells and Where Are They Found?

What Are Epithelial Cells and Where Are They Found? Look at your face in the mirror. Beauty anxieties aside, you can generally agree that the skin appears to be one smooth surface. In actual fact, it is made up of millions of tightly packed skin cells- or, if you want to get a little more…

Micronutrients vs Macronutrients

Whether it’s from a science magazine or a diet blog, you’ve probably encountered the conundrum that is micro and macronutrients already. You don’t have a clue what they are but you know unquestionably that it’s very important that you get enough of both, with a proper combination of all the different varieties (because yes, there…

What Is Kohler Illumination?

Köhler illumination is the predominant technique for sample illumination in modern scientific light microscopy. It produces equally distributed transmitted light and ensures the microscope reaches its full resolving potential. To get the best possible image from brightfield phase contrast, differential interference contract, or polarozation optical setups with light microscope, it’s essential that the light path…

Under The Lens: The Wonder of Vitamin C

Vitamin C (also known as L-ascorbic acid) is an essential nutrient for sustaining both human and animal life. We only really think of it when we’re about to get a cold (or are trying to fight one off!). It’s absorbed by the body through both active transport and simple diffusion. A deficiency in vitamin C…

Amazing Home Use For A Microscope

Microscopes aren’t just for researchers in labs, or crime scene forensics, you know. In fact, they give you – and your children – an amazing new view of the world that you just wouldn’t see otherwise. So, if you want to open up a world of micro exploration and discovery, here’s a list of incredible…

Zooming In On Stereo Microscope

There are a variety of microscopes on the market today. This article will put the focus on one in particular; stereo microscopes. What sets these apart from the rest is that they have two eyepieces. As a result of this, there are lots of different benefits that come with using stereo microscopes. This article will…

Another satisfied customer………

Following a recent call out to investigate a faulty Leitz DMRB with no illumination, it was decided the best option to get it working again was to fit the CoolLED pE-100 LED illumination system to it. The pE-100-White is a powerful white LED illumination source designed for transmitted light applications. The system uses a new…

7 Best Microscope Images on Instagram

As any fan of microscopes will know, you can see some stunning images through the lens. We thought we would give you some idea of the pictures you might be able to see with a microscope by revealing our most liked images on Instagram. As you will see, there are some incredible sights to behold….

Williams gets GOLD……

A HUGE congratulations to Lewis Williams for winning Gold at the Haringey Box Cup on Sunday 19th June in the Youth (A) 91KG weight. The Box Cup is Europe’s largest amateur boxing event, which takes place over 3 consecutive days at Alexandra Palace, London. 500 male & female boxers from all over Europe compete at…