A Glimpse Of The Foldscope

The game-changing paper microscope is more than meets the eye

With the strength to magnify 2,000 times, the durability to survive a three-story drop, and a price tag less than $1, the Foldscope is helping to diagnose disease--and inspire future scientists--all over the world.Foldscope Team
A view of E. Coli bacteria through a Foldscope.Foldscope Team
An ant's leg as seen through a Foldscope.Foldscope Team
Using a Foldscope in Lagos, Nigeria.Foldscope Team
Blood cells affected by sickle cell disease, magnified by a Foldscope.Foldscope Team