[USA] At 6:30 a.m., before summer crowds swarm the beach, Aydogan Ozcan and his research team arrive below the Continue reading UCLA researchers developing improved device for detecting dangerous algal blooms
[USA] Baltimore’s Inner Harbor draws a lot of attention, but not in the detail a new project could bring. Continue reading Underwater microscope could be early warning system for dangerous algae in harbor
[USA] He’s an algae slayer. And he saw a dragon in the footage of last summer’s bloom. Continue reading Algae warrior now part of University of Florida team
[USA] In 1845, Henry David Thoreau repaired to a cabin in the woods beside Walden Pond “to front only the essential facts of life, Continue reading What the muck of Walden pond tells us about our planet
[UK] Algae kaleidoscopes were among the many creatively biological ways that Victorian scientists entertained themselves. Continue reading Watch this artist create kaleidoscope masterpieces with single-celled algae
[Global] Slime isn’t usually thought of as beautiful. But a closer looks show the sticky substance hides an incredible array of patterns. Continue reading Who knew slime was this beautiful?
[Global] Youtuber GeekJoan shared a video of using microscope to observe pond life. The video is produced by GeekJoan, filming through Amscope T490B with Sony camcorder. Continue reading How to collect samples and observe pond microbes
The tiny bits of life that fill our oceans are as beautiful as the illuminated gasses that fill our universe. Here is an incredible gallery of microscopic creatures whose crystalline bodies look like stars.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Continue reading NOAA Photos: These Nearly-Invisible Sea Creatures Fill The Oceans With Beauty
Since seeing his first diatom arrangement—an intricate pattern of algae crafted by German microscopist J.D. Möller—Matthew Killip has been enthralled with the Victorian art form. “I love seeing the hand of man display the work of nature so beautifully,” he says. Continue reading Secretive Victorian Artists Made These Intricate Patterns Out of Diatom