Components of Bright field microscope and difference in illumination with darkfield microscope.

Dark-field Microscopy: Principle and Uses

Last updated on June 11th, 2021Dark-field microscopy is a technique that can be used for the observation of living, unstained cells and microorganisms. In this microscopy, the specimen is brightly illuminated while the background is […]

Lab Diagnosis of Parasitic Disease

Foldscope: Paper Microscope

Last updated on June 4th, 2021Foldscope is a paper microscope that is built by folding the paper in an origami fashion. Prof. Manu Prakash and Jim Cybulski at Stanford University invented it in 2012. Unlike […]


SEM vs. TEM Electron Microscopy

Last updated on June 11th, 2021The advent of Electron Microscopy in 1932 opens the door to visualizing small subcellular structure and viruses which were beyond the scope of light microscopy which can’t resolve objects separated […]