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bright guy - clever idea

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bright guy - clever idea

Student Adam Lynch developed a new solution to measure cell movement that could save scientists hundreds of thousands of pounds, simply by inverting a USB microscope.
http://planetearth.nerc.ac.uk/news/story.aspx?id=1768&cookieConsent=A
(mentioned on the news this morning)
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Very bright guy, I love this make do and bodge attitude it is amazing what can be achieved with a bit of tinkering Smiley
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Inverted microscope Undecided
I suppose there is a difference between looking down a microscope with the sample lit from below and looking up a microscope with the sample lit from above Undecided
I'm obviously missing something.
I have one of those USB microscopes beside me and it works very well.....any way up.

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Re: bright guy - clever idea

Quote from: PembsPanther
Very bright guy, I love this make do and bodge attitude it is amazing what can be achieved with a bit of tinkering Smiley

Yeah it's amazing when you think about it what people have achieved just by hacking existing stuff up and mixing it with other pre-existing stuff - or even creating their own bits.
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