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See how a jellyfish stings in microscopic slo-mo

Forget Shark Week. The box jellyfish is way more dangerous, and its mechanism for injecting venom can only be witnessed with a microscope.

By August 18, 2014

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Microscopic comic strip etched onto a human hair

What may be the world's smallest comic strip, "Juana Knits the Planet," can't be read without the aid of a microscope.

By May 6, 2014

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Secret US-made 'Cuban Twitter' to go under government microscope

The social-media platform was designed to attract young Cubans and get them to rebel against the country's communist government.

By April 4, 2014

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Turn your smartphone into a 150x microscope

A simple kit currently seeking funding on Kickstarter allows you to use your smartphone's camera as a 150x microscope.

By March 19, 2014

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10,000 free folding microscopes traded for inspiring ideas

Stanford University's Manu Prakash is looking to give away Foldscopes to field testers with interesting ideas for using the 50-cent gadget.

By March 14, 2014

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Low-cost paper microscope folds like origami

The Foldscope is a microscope that can be folded from a schematic printed on a piece of A4 paper and with a couple of additional components, it costs as little as 50 cents.

By March 9, 2014

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Microscopic batteries created through 3D printing

Researchers at Harvard have created a 3D-printing nozzle smaller than the width of a human hair to make microscopic lithium-ion batteries.

By June 19, 2013

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Lab-quality microscope now mounts onto most Apple iOS devices

The ProScope Micro Mobile by handheld digital microscope manufacturer Bodelin starts shipping on May 1 for $149.

By April 29, 2013

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Eeww: iPhone microscope spots parasitic worm eggs

An iPhone outfitted with a cheap ball lens showed 70 percent sensitivity in finding worm eggs.

By March 14, 2013

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A daily petri dish of microscopic art

Artist Klari Reis is putting up pictures of a gorgeously-coloured painting made in a petri dish for every day of 2013.

By March 5, 2013