Re: Advice on Microscope

Date: 02/29/04-02:10:25 AM Z
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Geez, no wonder I could never find any virgins—I didn't have the right tool!

Mark Nelson

In a message dated 2/28/04 10:53:05 PM, writes:

> I am not an microscope expert at all, but based on ones I've used,
> real "stereo" microscopes are low magnification models typically used
> for dissecting microscope (For dissecting small specimen by hand under
> microscope. With a bit of practice, I could easily dissect out tiny
> brain of fruit fly larvae and split it in half. This thing is about 30
> microns.  If you talk to people who research on fruit fly genetics,
> they can look at adult flies under those microscopes and single out
> virgin female flies almost instantly. This is harder than cutting
> brain out.)
Received on Sun Feb 29 02:10:43 2004

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