Want to print your own cell phone microscope for pennies? Here’s how.

3D printer technology and glass beads — a powerful combination

RICHLAND, Wash. – At one o’clock in the morning, layers of warm plastic are deposited on the platform of the 3D printer that sits on scientist Rebecca Erikson’s desk. A small plastic housing, designed to fit over the end of a cell phone, begins to take shape. Pulling it from the printer, Erikson quickly pops in a tiny glass bead and checks the magnification.
(…weiter auf pnnl.gov)

3D Printed Microscope for Mobile Devices that Costs Pennies

Scientists at PNNL have designed a 3D-printable microscope for mobile devices using pennies worth of plastic and glass materials. The microscope has a wide range of uses, from education to in-the-field science.
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