A 50-cent microscope that folds like origami

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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.

Aired March 7, 2014

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Tatiana C
This is incredible!
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Maria S
Oh my. Too amazing. Id love to get one.
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Jean M
That's really amazing! Where can I get one of these fold microscopes to take with on travels?
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Deanne B
Nice lesson
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Arlene S
Nice workout
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