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Compound lens of a grasshopper

  I made another video during my trip to the Patek lab at Duke. The lab-members there had caught these grasshopper behind in their backyard. During our conversations (~1 h), the grasshoppers molted. So, we brought them along when we went to a bar for drinks, and I made the a foldscope video (with Manu’s […]

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Imaging live mosquito larvae with a foldscope

In one of my second posts on the microcosmos website, I explored mosquito larvae. Malaria is the most deadly disease affecting millions of people around the world. You can see the image above is from manu’s recent presentation at national geographic (it’s a really powerful and inspiring talk. and you should go watch it now […]

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