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Tomorrow Daily 055: A $1 microscope for cell phones, a new Oculus VR prototype, and more

We're right around the corner from a consumer version of Oculus Rift, and the improvements made in the newest version unveiled this past weekend? They're something to get excited about, at least in our opinion.

By September 22, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 055: A $1 microscope for cell phones, a new Oculus VR prototype, and more

On today's show, we wonder what we'd use a cell phone microscope for, discuss the ongoing (and highly entertaining) Twitter war between Zack Snyder and J.J. Abrams, and freak out over how cool the newest Oculus VR prototype looks.

By September 22, 2014

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Sub-$1 3D-printed microscope turns phones into science tools

Your next great scientific discovery is a 3D printer and less than $1 worth of materials away when you print your own smartphone microscope.

By September 18, 2014

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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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This fully functional microscope is built entirely out of Lego

Collecting votes now on Lego Ideas is a fully functional microscope -- constructed entirely out of Lego bricks.

By July 21, 2014

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Appliance Science: The illuminating physics behind LED lights

LED lights are the latest thing in home lighting, using less energy and lasting longer than their incandescent cousins. How do they work? Find out in the latest installment of Appliance Science.

By November 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