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Bioengineer Designs Diagnostic Microscope Costing Less Than $1

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Manu Prakash, Stanford

Manu Prakash thought up the origami-style paper microscope and led the team that developed it.

Credit: James Duncan Davidson/TED

It's an invention that would make TV's secret agent MacGyver proud: a fully functional microscope that can be assembled from folded paper and a tiny bead of glass.

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