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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x131 Manu Prakash: Lifesaving scientific tools made of paper
TV-PG

  • 2017-07-10T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Inventor Manu Prakash turns everyday materials into powerful scientific devices, from paper microscopes to a clever new mosquito tracker. From the TED Fellows stage, he demos Paperfuge, a hand-powered centrifuge inspired by a spinning toy that costs 20 cents to make and can do the work of a $1,000 machine, no electricity required.

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