The $10 Microscope

Buley, Taylor
March 2009
Forbes Asia;3/16/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p20
The article presents information on a lensless microscope, created by California Institute of Technology professor Changhuei Yang. It aims to change the way scientists go about diagnosing diseases and developing new drugs--for a fraction of the cost of a conventional microscope. Yang's tiny microscope combines microfluidic technology--nanoscale devices that handle very small volumes of fluids--with optical sensors to do the tasks traditional microscopes do but cheaper and more efficiently.


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