Foldscope: Facilitating Zika Research & Grass Root Data Sharing In Honduras

Super excited about my upcoming trip to Honduras where I will be visiting various remote schools and teaching students about the many benefits and uses of the foldscope! The Honduran government has declared a state of emergency because  of the rampant spike in Zika cases.  This foldscope project is not only timely but important because…

The Relational Imagery of Graphite & Graphene

The attributes of graphene and its electric and thermal conductivity have always fascinated me. Graphene simply put, is a single one atom thick layer of graphite. And graphite is what is used to make pencil lead. Essentially graphite is made up of hundreds of thousands of layers of graphene. What differentiates the structural make up of…