BioHack Academy 4 – Week 4

With a microscope you can observe cells, identify microbes and check the purity of your culture. Today we made a microscope by breaking open a webcam, assembling a stage with laser cut wooden parts and connecting additional LEDs for better lighting. The microscope design is here.
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We were able to observe a microscope sample slide of pine wood (cross section).

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Sota also tried to make glass beads like Antonie van Leeuwenhoek by melting the tip of Pasteur pipettes. But he learned it takes some serious skills to succeed.

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