Learn how Manu Prakash, a bioengineer at Stanford University, has designed a paper microscope that could be used to diagnose diseases in remote or resource poor areas in this video from KQED's Science 2015 series. This video is part of our Engineering Is: Diagnosing Diseases with Origami Microscopes e-book. The e-book explores the science and engineering principles behind Manu Prakash’s Foldscopes project, and includes videos, interactives and media making opportunities. Find our other e-books at kqed.org/ebooks.
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