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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x45 Manu Prakash: A 50-cent microscope that folds like origami
TV-PG

  • 2014-03-07T05:00:00+00:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Perhaps you’ve punched out a paper doll or folded an origami swan? TED Fellow Manu Prakash and his team have created a microscope made of paper that's just as easy to fold and use. A sparkling demo that shows how this invention could revolutionize healthcare in developing countries … and turn almost anything into a fun, hands-on science experiment.

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