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The Best STEM Microscope Kits for Kids

The Best STEM Microscope Kits for Kids

Purchasing a microscope bundle is a great way to set your kid up with everything they need to get started exploring the microscopic world. Here are our favorite STEM microscope kits along with why we like them. IQCREW SCIENCE DISCOVERY ...

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15 Best Microscopes for Kids: Beginner Microscopes & STEM Kits

15 Best Microscopes for Kids: Beginner Microscopes & STEM Kits

15 Best Microscopes for Kids A microscope is the perfect gift if your son or daughter has an interest in science or you simply want to bring STEM learning home. Curious little minds will be amazed at what they can see with even a beginne...

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8 Best Telescopes for Kids: Gifts for Budding Astronomers

8 Best Telescopes for Kids: Gifts for Budding Astronomers

A telescope is a great gift for a young person interested in the night sky. These beginner telescopes have cool features and can be enjoyed by kids with no prior experience in astronomy. We’ve picked the ideal telescopes for beginners -...

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4 Common Types of Microscope Light Sources

4 Common Types of Microscope Light Sources

Depending on the type of microscope you have, and the most common reasons you use it, you may be presented with a handful of options when looking for a light source. Ambient light from lamps and the sun may have sufficed in the past, bu...

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Basic Microscopic Techniques in Food Analysis

Basic Microscopic Techniques in Food Analysis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made it mandatory for manufacturers to label their consumable products with an ingredient list in 1993. By regulating the Nutrition Facts that appear on the side of every processed food, consu...

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How to Clean Microscope Lenses

How to Clean Microscope Lenses

A system is only as strong as its weakest link. In terms of microscopes, this often means that a smudged lens can drastically reduce visibility and can even trick you into thinking you’re looking at something that you’re not. However, k...

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5 Tips for Viewing Bacteria Under a Microscope

5 Tips for Viewing Bacteria Under a Microscope

Bacteria are almost everywhere, but even with a microscope, they aren’t always easy to see. It is possible to see bacteria with a digital microscope, provided you exercise a little patience and follow a few simple steps. Given the incre...

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How Much Does It Cost to Run a Clinical Trial? The Ultimate Guide to Developing a Study Budget

How Much Does It Cost to Run a Clinical Trial? The Ultimate Guide to Developing a Study Budget

The cost of running a clinical trial increases annually with the same certainty as death and taxes. In the early 2000s, the estimated costs of introducing a new drug to the market were around a mere $800 million. A daunting number, to ...

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Stargazing with a Telescope: 5 Tips for Beginners

Stargazing with a Telescope: 5 Tips for Beginners

Social media has widened the average person’s awareness of rare space phenomena, like Super Blood Moons or meteor showers, seen once a millennium. Based on social media posts, one would think that the moon was closer to the Earth than i...

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