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You might have been one of those lucky people that had a microscope to tinker with as a kid. But if you missed out on that, it’s not too late! If you’re interested in making your very own foray into the world of microscopy, here are four creatures you might be able to spot with a home microscope -- and what they can teach us!

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Intro:
https://www.cas.miamioh.edu/mbiws/mic...
http://www.ccmr.cornell.edu/wp-conten...

Giardia:
https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/giardia...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...
https://web.stanford.edu/group/parasi...
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science...

Rotifers:
https://ucmp.berkeley.edu/phyla/rotif...
https://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/sp...
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/a...
https://www.researchgate.net/publicat... [PDF]

Amoebas:
https://www.livescience.com/54281-amo...
https://www.genengnews.com/news/gut-n...
https://mbio.asm.org/content/10/2/e00...

Volvox:
http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/i...
https://phys.org/news/2019-01-algae-e...
https://bmcbiol.biomedcentral.com/art...
https://blogs.biomedcentral.com/on-bi...
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https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/...
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