Foldscope live demo of living organism

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I had the opportunity last week to present in front of few dozen industrial scientists visiting stanford. The catch was I only had less than 10 minutes!

If I had …

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Exploring the human microcosmos: Part 3- Dead on arrival – Pus under the scope

We’ve all encountered pus on our bodies at one point on another. It usually occurs at a site of inflammation. It’s a whitish-yellow, viscous liquid.

So what’s inside the pus …

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Exploring the human microcosmos: Part 2- Hunt for white blood cells

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This is a second part of exploring what lies in our bodies using the foldscope. Apart from the obvious utility in seeing what we’re made off, I also think this …

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Exploring the human microcosmos: Part 1- Cheek cells

It’s always fun to revisit simple experiments and test it out with the foldscope. In this post, I wanted to see my own cheek cells. Now, if you search on …

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Live bacteria in decomposing plant using Foldscope

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I’ve always wanted to see bacteria through the foldscope. As obvious as it may be, I’d never seen bacteria in decomposing matter with my own eyes.

So, after a plant …

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