Foldscope at Campus Party 2016

Hi folks!  A couple of weeks ago, “Campus Party”,  one of the most important Technology, innovation and entrepreneurship event was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I had the opportunity to have an stand to show the Foldscope to everyone. During three days, hundreds of people passed by the stand to check if what their eyes were…

Foldscope as an education tool in Argentina

Hi folks! Since I came back from Prakash Laboratory, I showed everyone I know the huge possibilities of the Foldscope. I talked with the media about it and one day I received an email of Esteban Bullrich, the Argentinian Education Minister. He invited me to talk about the Foldscope and we decided to implement it…

Foldscope at Hackaton

  A couple of days ago I attended a Hackaton in Mendoza, Argentina. The main objective of it was to tell everyone what the Foldscope is and its possibilities. A lot of people were interested on the device. After talking a lot, we came up with the idea of an automatical image taking machine. So, we…

White and Black sugar crystals

After some cooking for a birthday coming next week, I wanted to know how does the white sugar look under the Foldscope: 10x Lens: It’s incredible to see the almost perfect geomeric shape of the crystal. With some zoom of the cellphone camera (40x): Then I thought how could be a black sugar crystal and this is…

Bread crumbs under the Foldscope

After I had dinner tonight I was curious about how does the bread I eat every day look under a microscope, so here are the results!    

Foldscope at Neuroscience Congress

After I came back from Stanford, the first thing I did was to show the Foldscope to my family and friends. After that, to Universities. Yesterday, I had the first opportunity to show this device to a large group of people. I was invited to a Neurogical Congress in the Province where I live, Mendoza….

Using the Foldscope as a Cervical Cancer diagnosis tool

Yesterday we came to Stanford to start working on out on the implementation of the Foldscope as a Cervical Cancer diagnostic tool. Jeel exposed a conference about how to detect Cervical Cancer and we answered questions from the team. He also presented the Eco-Pap. The Eco-Pap allowed the diagnosis of cervical cancer with an environmental performance,…