Bake and Print Your Own Microscope

Today, manufacturers can make high performance, inexpensive lenses, but they still need to invest in expensive fabrication technologies. A team from Australia National University has found a way to use gravity, not costly machines, to make affordable lenses from transparent silicone. The new method could make microscopy more available to rural and developing areas, as well as classrooms; dermatologic applications could be hitting the market later this year.

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