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How to Make a Microscope Out of Paper in 10 Minutes

Andrea Margutti

A new microscope can be printed on a flat piece of paper and assembled with a few extra components in less than 10 minutes. All the parts to make it cost less than a dollar, according to Stanford bioengineer Manu Prakash and colleagues, who describe their origami optics this week in a paper published on arxiv.org. Learn more http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2014/03/paper-microscope/.

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