Paper Invention Could Save Millions of Lives

Researchers have developed a cheap paper microscope called Foldscope, that is capable of being used to diagnose illnesses in poor countries. Researchers have...
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Print your own 50-cent microscope

Print your own 50-cent microscope

The Foldscope is a fully functional microscope that can be laser- or die-cut out of paper for around 50 cents. This bookmark-sized microscope can be assemble...
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Foldscope Update: Get a Free Microscope for Your Nifty Project Idea

Foldscope Update: Get a Free Microscope for Your Nifty Project Idea
We intend to enlist 10,000 individuals who would be willing to beta-test Foldscope over the summer and develop single page science experiments, protocols, queries, questions, applications based on using Foldscope in a specific community. We aim to ...
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Foldscope: El microscopio de papel
Foldscope es un microscopio basado en los principios del origami. El revolucionario aparato supone la democratización definitiva de una herramienta que puede salvar vidas. Se imprime sobre papel con un costo de fabricación de menos de 10 pesos, ...
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Das 1-Dollar-Origami-Mikroskop
Faltvorlage des Foldscope. Stanford-Wissenschaftler wollen mit dem "Foldscope" Bildung und Medizin ein optisches Werkzeug geben, das für wenig Geld milliardenfach in aller Welt genutzt werden könnte. Spätestens mit dem aus Papier gefalteten Einhorn ...
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Foldscope Is A Paper Microscope That Can Fit In Your Pocket

Foldscope Is A Paper Microscope That Can Fit In Your Pocket
What happens when you get a group of bioengineering gurus from Stanford together? Foldscope. Making paper airplanes in class just went a notch further. Now, origami has met MacGyver, only MacGyver is Manu Prakash, a professor at Stanford University.
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The Foldscope
The Foldscope could change the way diseases such as malaria are diagnosed in developing nations. The microscope designed at Stanford Univ. consists of a flat piece of paper, watch battery, LED and optical units that can magnify an object up to 2,000 ...
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