Foldoscope: A 1 dollar origami microscope


Foldoscope is a fold-able origami paper microscope with no mechanical parts, it was developed by Stanford Bio Engineer Manu Prakash, “I wanted to make the best possible disease-detection instrument that we could almost distribute for free,” said Prakash.

we were impressed to see the magnification power, clarity, features and simplicity of it, people can signup for the next beta release by going to their site and registering for free.

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