Microscope Glossary


If you were constantly staring at the bugs on your fingers, you could easily get so distracted that you'd walk straight under a bus! The smaller the things you look at, the more there is to see, the more information there is to process, and the longer it takes. If you could see microscopically all day long, you'd have to react much more slowly to the world around you—and that extra reaction time would threaten your life. Someone will look at your urine under a microscope to see if it has blood in it. A special tool, such as a cytoscope [...]