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Happy 2021 CE to The Foldscope Team ! What an effort t0create tool accessible to all . It turns out that 2021 CE and 2022 CE teaches that tool are hard t0come by , but are what work-or of art – everyone except for myself – need t0do,make work of art ! You need ,…

“I Want to Play ‘Science’.”

On July 19 at Eternacon 2019, Manu Prakash and Rebecca Konte gave a wonderful demonstration of the Foldscope to the participants of the annual conference of the citizen scientist game Eterna. Rebecca provided two Foldscopes to me to give to my ex-husband and his 6-year-old son. Here I will relay what it was like to…

Our Inaugural Day with Foldscope

My Foldscope companion pronounced the kit so much fun. There were so many tools for gathering samples. One of the two eppendorf tubes furnished, the mini-scissors, the long tweezers, and the magnifier with its LED light were his arsenal for collecting specimens. He killed two ants. His mother provided diverse samples of food, as shown…