Tiny crystals on a linden flower between pollen.
Diameter 5-10 µm, 6000fold magnification
Low sperm fertility rate is in many cases associated with an accumulation of morphological abnormalities of individual spermatozoa.
Characterization of individual sperm morphology is usually performed by light microscopy, sometimes combined with specific dyes.
Scanning electron microscopy can also Read more
Today we released our fungi section in strucTEM Measure: an exciting journey of discovery through the microscopic works of art in the fungi world.
Fungal microscopy is not only exciting, it is also very useful: it allows Read more
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: