Resolution of light microscope and staining

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Homework Statement



A biologist is using a high power optical microscope wishes to improve the resolution by staining the the specimen being viewed. which color stain would allow the biologist to achieve the better resolution: red or blue?



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The Attempt at a Solution



...I really don't know, but maybe blue because it has a shorter wavelength and decreasing the wavelength increases the resolution power of a light microscope...
 

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