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Ultra-Cheap Microscopes Could Save Millions of Lives

XPRIZE | Posted 04.12.2015 | Science
XPRIZE

The microscope is one of the quintessential symbols of science, invoking images of researchers in white lab coats. Microscopes have been saving lives for decades by helping diagnose any number of deadly diseases, but in many parts of the world, they are in short supply.

Rays of Light

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.27.2013 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

Events of July 21, 2013 "There it is!" I cried, over the sound of Kelly Clarkson's singing on the radio, pointing out my window at the white sign gle...

You'll Never Guess What THIS Is

Posted 04.15.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/15/2013 07:44 AM EDT on LiveScience A beautiful black-and-white image that looks lik...

'OMG Microscope' Captures Cells In Stunning Color

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.28.2013 | Science

Around 12.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year--but how many of us have actually seen a cancer cell up close? New technology develo...

Seeing Olympicene

David Fox | Posted 07.28.2012 | Science
David Fox

Imagine that a molecule of olympicene were magnified to the size of an orange. If that same orange were magnified by an equivalent factor, it would be the size of the Earth!

WATCH: Up Close, Microbes Look Menacing, Marvelous

Posted 04.11.2012 | Science

Would you get up close to a 200 million-year-old creature with squirming tentacles and ferocious, snapping pincers? Austrian filmmaker and multimedia ...

Strange Artifact Dug Up in 18th Century Toilet

Posted 03.28.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 03/26/2012 06:18 PM EDT on LiveScience Five telescopes made of bone and dating to the 18th ce...

Who Knew Booze Could Be So Beautiful?

Posted 02.28.2012 | Arts

In the 1990s, Michael Davidson used a high-powered microscope at the Florida State Research Foundation to photograph your favorite beverages and cockt...

Many Still Uncertain About Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle

Posted 02.23.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/21/2012 02:59 PM EST on LiveScience One of the most often quoted, yet least understoo...

Ben Muessig

PHOTOS: Amazing Pictures Taken Through Microscopes

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 12.06.2011 | Weird News

When it comes to photography, you don't always need to think about the big picture. Shutterbugs around the world trained their shutters on small su...

Watch: Microscope Reveals Secrets Of Human Immune Cells

Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living

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