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    Enjoy...Phil ... From: micuk To: List Member Sent: Sunday, August 13, 2000 4:06 AM Subject: MIC-UK NEWSLETTER
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "micuk" <micuk-owner@...>
      To: "List Member" <ppeters@...>
      Sent: Sunday, August 13, 2000 4:06 AM
      Subject: MIC-UK NEWSLETTER 10 - August 2000


      > micuk - http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk
      >
      > *********************************
      > ** MIC-UK NEWSLETTER **
      > ** [ August 13th 2000 ] **
      > *********************************
      > Welcome to the Microscopy-UK : Newsletter Issue 10
      > To subscribe or un-subscribe, please visit
      > www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/indexmag.html
      > and use the facilities in the main menu.
      >
      >
      > Feedback, comments, critique, requests for inclusions, please to:-
      > Maurice Smith - Co-ord Mic-UK Email: mol@...
      >
      > ==========
      > = Contents =
      > ==========
      > 1] Mic-UK Section Updates
      > 2] Micscape Magazine Updates
      > 3] Beyond Magazine Updates
      > 4] Mic-UK Store - New Products
      > 5] Misc.
      >
      >
      >
      > 1]Mic-UK Section Updates
      > http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk
      > =====================================
      >
      > Larry Projects
      > --------------------
      > Larry has received several emails asking when his projects
      > will continue. He has asked us to let you know that he hopes
      > to continue them shortly. He has been involved with moving
      > home and has had some personal problems in the last
      > few months but he is optimistic that he should be more
      > settled shortly and in a position to complete his
      > promised articles.
      >
      >
      > Maurice Smith
      > Mic-UK
      >
      >
      >
      > =========================
      > 2] Micscape Magazine Updates
      > =========================
      >
      > The August 2000 Micscape is now on-line. Many thanks once again to the
      > contributors who have given up their time to share their interests
      > (especially at this busy holiday time of year). Thanks also to our readers
      > for supporting the venture.
      >
      > with regards
      >
      > Dave Walker
      > Micscape Editor
      >
      >
      > Micscape August 2000 Contents summary
      > =====================================
      >
      > The Wild M20 microscope - Paul James, UK
      >
      > Catalogue and book browsing - Richard Howey, USA
      >
      > In praise of blackflies - Bill Amos, USA
      >
      > A journey of 7 000 km to the North Cape, Norway - M. Halit Umar, the
      > Netherlands
      >
      > Critter grabber - Thomas Aungst, USA
      >
      > Can you help identify these two unusual microscopes? - Bill Clarke,
      Canada.
      >
      > Darkfield illumination and the digital camera - Howard Webb, USA
      >
      > Micscape Topical Tips - Chuck Huck, USA
      >
      > 30 grams of microscope please! - Martin Mach, Germany
      >
      > A tardigrade from Scotland - Bill Ells, UK
      >
      > Experiments with time lapse video software - Dave Walker, UK
      >
      >
      >
      > =========================
      > 3] Beyond Magazine Updates
      > =========================
      > The June 2000 issue of Beyond online June 12:
      > Beyond is updated quarterly.
      > Next update is Sep 12th
      >
      > http://www.rmcain.com/pageserver.mv?BYND
      >
      > This issue's feature articles:
      >
      > * Enter the Beyond Sci-Q Championship
      > by Marly Cain-Fryman
      > This series of science oriented games, simulations, puzzles and
      > essay contests is designed to put your brain to work and really
      > make you think! How much do you really know about science?
      >
      > * Insect Casualties In Close-UP
      > by Dave Walker
      > Dave Walker shares some imaging tips and shows us how normal
      > insect casualties can be a valuable resource for the microscopic
      > study of insects.
      >
      > * The Miracle of Life Part 3
      > by Bernhard Schopper
      > In his third and final installment in this series, Bernhard Schopper
      > explores the ancient myths of spontaneous generation of life and
      > the proofs that finally put such myths to rest.
      >
      > * Getting the Most Out of Your QX3(R)
      > by Marly Cain-Fryman
      > Marly reveals a powerful, but undocumented feature of the Intel
      > Play QX3 Computer Microscope from Mattel. She also
      > demonstrates how small drops of water can be used to dramatically
      > increase the power of this versatile digital microscope.
      >
      > * Kids Zone
      > Cool Kids Learning Cool Stuff About Nature and the World Around
      > Them! Join some of Marly's Junior Micronauts as they share what
      > they've learned about Science and Nature. Start your own indoor
      > Hydroponic Garden and grow your own tastey snacks. Build a
      > backyard Nature Science Observatory and keep a notebook of
      > your Nature Science discoveries.
      >
      > As always, we welcome and appreciate comments and article
      > contributions from our readers regarding your hobbies and interests.
      >
      > Contact Beyond Editors: beyond@...
      >
      >
      >
      > =================================
      > 4] New Products added to the Shop
      > =================================
      > Please note: all the OU microscopes have now gone.
      >
      > *********************
      > *** Good News ***
      > http://onview.net/onviewshop/
      >
      > Handy Kit 2
      > -------------------
      > A few of you have written in to suggest kits which might be useful
      > to microscopists. In answer to your welcome emails we have
      > put together a brand new kit : Microscopist's handy Kit 2!
      >
      > This is a collection of items to help microscopists collect and
      > preserve samples in the field. Full details can be found on the Mic-UK
      > front page at http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk
      >
      > Preserving, dissecting, and mounting worker bees
      > =================================================
      > In the next week we will be adding a new CD and kit to our shop.
      > The CD is a 30 minute instructional video, designed to run on
      > both the Mac and the PC, showing how to preserve, dissect,
      > and mount worker bees. The kit is comprehensive and
      > if purchased along with the CD offers a complete solution
      > to anyone interested in mounting bees for microscopic
      > study.
      >
      >
      >
      > Misc
      > -------
      > Microscopists weekend at Malham Tarn Fiel Center 25th to the 27th Aug 2000
      > some places still are avauble but contact Peter as soon as you can for
      > more info.[Email] peterbruce@...
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      >
      >
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