Biological Sciences

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Black mould on Onion

  • Gagandeep Singh

Mouldy growth was seen in onion on peeling out the dry outer covering. On viewing through the foldscope the fungus was found to be black mould. Presence of sporangium on the sporangiophore/ conidio...

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Diseased mango leaf

  • Gagandeep Singh

I spotted a fallen diseased mango leaf under the mango tree growing in my neighborhood. On performing foldscopy it was seen there were brown coloured necrotic patches, with yellowing of leaves ar...

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Egg White

  • mamta verma

Chicken egg is the best source of protein, lipids, vitamins, and minerals. Eggs consist of 3 main components: eggshell, egg white, and yolk. Albumen commonly known as egg white is rich in proteins....

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A chipped human nail

  • Gagandeep Singh

My sister has the habit of nail biting. I took a chip of her nail to look under the foldscope.  I was confused to see the type of cells. Was it deposition of keratin or something else? To have a cl...

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