Dictionary » M » Microscope

Microscope

Microscope

(Science: instrument) A piece of laboratory equipment that is used to magnify small things that are too small to be seen by the naked eye, or too small for the details to be seen by the naked eye, so that their finer details can be seen and studied.

Examples are the light (or optical) microscope, electron microscope, X-ray microscope, and acoustic microscope. Magnifier of the image of small objects; the invention of the microscope led to the discovery of the cell.An instrument that can be used to magnify the size of an object for study purposes, and is the instrument that can be used to investigate [[microorganisms and other Biological matter more closely.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Newbie question about the first life

... The discovery of the difference between pro- and eukaryotic cells is relatively recent and was made possible when the electronic microscope was developed and it was seen that bacteria have no nucleus and that all other kinds of cells do have one. This changed the way in which ...

See entire post
by piscilactovegetarian
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:10 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 710

An Investigation of ABO Group Antigen Structure question?

... Tube 5 Group O cells A-serum Tube 6 Group O cells UDP-Gal A-serum when you mix a drop of cells from each tube with a drop of group O serum on a microscope slide which tubes will show agglutination and which tubes will not? This is what i think the answer is will tube 4 and tube 5 be agglutinated ...

See entire post
by revision
Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:17 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: An Investigation of ABO Group Antigen Structure question?
Replies: 1
Views: 363

I am having difficulty identifying this structure.

This image is from a spinach chloroplast and has been made using a Transmission Electron Microscope microscope. I have been given this image to identify which has been took by a TEM. I have been for quite a while been comparing and contrasting many different TEM images ...

See entire post
by omegad
Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: I am having difficulty identifying this structure.
Replies: 2
Views: 734

Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)

... "in the minor leagues" of composting. So, I was already going to get some inoculated fungus logs from amazon and analyze them under the microscope and "eventually" start a fungus compost. But I am thinking that I will start the fungus compost WITH the fungus logs, and I will ...

See entire post
by Sophiahotep
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:08 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)
Replies: 2
Views: 1275

Bacterial Taxonomy

Also, Archaea... How can I tell the difference between them and bacteria with a 200x microscope? (getting a 1000x and 2000x as soon as possible) And what Archaea is beneficial to plant and soil life?

See entire post
by Sophiahotep
Thu Nov 14, 2013 10:40 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterial Taxonomy
Replies: 3
Views: 1530
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 07:00, 31 August 2006. This page has been accessed 23,289 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link