What’s this?

What’s this?

Found in snow and rainwater samples from my balcony. I sometimes also see this in other water samples near leaf litter or moss. Photographed at 100x with phone camera zoom of about 3 to 5x.
What’s this?

What’s this?

This was taken from a throat swab during a throat infection. I used methylene blue, and it was observed at 100x and 400x, if I recall correctly.   Know what this is? Leave a comment below!
You never forget your first time!

You never forget your first time!

The first time I looked through a microscope in my adult years was on September 16th, 2019. I got myself an OMAX microscope and some prepared slides from Celestron. The first thing I looked at were these samples of blood, cardiac muscle, small intestine and a spinal...
The start of a new project!

The start of a new project!

Hello! I’m Julie Laurin and “A Tiny World” is a new passion project of mine! I picked up a microscope after reading Rob Dunn’s “Never Home Alone”. It had always been on my wish list and finally, higher-end microscopes are affordable...