The tiny nanospheres shown in the scanning electron microscope are spores of a puffball, a fungus genus from the mushroom-like order.Because of their uniform size and shape retention after carbonization, researchers are considering their use as nano-biocarbon. E.g., in Read more
Scanning electron microscopic hair analysis: quality control, origin control, product development or simply answering the question: “Is my hair healthy?”
Examples can be found in our interactive online softwarestrucTEM Measure Hair:https://www.structem.eu/tools/measure/?lang=en&collection=hair
Hair analyses with the scanning electron microscope: Read more
Its all a question of correct dimensions!
What’s the diameter of this stick? Maybe three cm? Then it could be a branch. Or only 8mm? Then it’s probably a smoldering cigarette.
Find out for yourself in strucTEM-Measure:
A cat’s top hair in a scanning electron microscope.Magnification: 2500x
How thick is it? Look closely with strucTEM-Measure:
Interesting facts about cat hair:
Most cats are incredibly cuddly because they have so many soft hairs. But how Read more