Resolving power of microscopes

Different types of microscope have different ...

Mitochondria under the microscope

Microscopes have been crucial for our ...

Cell, chromosomes and DNA

Human cells have 23 pairs of chromosomes ...

What is resolution?

Allan Mitchell (Microscopy Otago) talks about ...

Chromosomes crossing over

During meiosis, homologous chromosomes (1 ...

Phases of meiosis

During meiosis, 1 diploid cell undergoes 2 ...

Core cell organelles

Some organelles are found in virtually every ...

Genetics or environment

Dr Christine Jasoni, from the University of ...

What is a protein?

Proteins are the building blocks of life and ...

Functional MRI – looking at the ...

Dr Richard Watts from the Department of ...

Specialised organelles

Some organelles are found only in some cell ...

More detail with microscopes

Microscopes increase the amount of detail we ...

The electromagnetic spectrum

The electromagnetic spectrum showing radio ...

Monozygotic versus dizygotic twins

Dizygotic twins are the result of 2 eggs ...

Cells viewed with the TEM

Transmission electron microscope image of a ...

DNA double helix

This picture shows a model of a stretch of ...

Role of proteins in human ...

Cohesin proteins (also known as chromosome ...

Liz Girvan’s “world-famous ...

This SEM image of tin spheres of various ...

The first X-ray

When German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen ...

Harakeke photo comparison

This digital photo of harakeke is an example ...

A 3D model of the primary cilium

Associate Professor Tony Poole (University of ...

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

Portrait of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek ...

Cover page for Book of Optics

This is a seven-volume treatise on optics and ...

Brain cells in 3D

Dr Rebecca Campbell (University of Otago) ...

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