Microscope Articles

Posted by Fred Koenig on Jan 23rd 2021

Bubbles In Hand Sanitizer - Is it Normal?

If you look closely at your bottle of hand sanitizer you will notice hundreds of little bubbles floating around in there. You may wonder, do the tiny bubbles you see floating around in your ha …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Dec 15th 2020

Fluorescence Microscopy vs. Light Microscopy

Fluorescence microscopy and light microscopy are specific imaging techniques used to observe cells or cellular components. Each of them has its situational strengths and weaknesses – areas in …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Dec 15th 2020

History of Fluorescence in Microscopy

Fredrick W. Herschel discovered fluorescence in 1845. He observed that UV light can excite quinine solution, resulting in the emission of blue light. Sir George G. Stokes built upon this obser …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Nov 20th 2020

Types of Microscopes

Microscopes come in a variety of sizes, styles and types in order to suit all of the many uses we have for them. Different technologies, quality levels, viewing results, and physical setups are r …

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Posted by Fred Koenig on Nov 19th 2020

How to Use a Microscope (Properly) - Step by Step

Before You Start Familiarizing Yourself The first step is to go over all parts of the microscope and get a good idea of where everything is and what everything does – especially any dials or …

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