Collecting votes now on Lego Ideas is a fully functional microscope -- constructed entirely out of Lego bricks.
What may be the world's smallest comic strip, "Juana Knits the Planet," can't be read without the aid of a microscope.
The social-media platform was designed to attract young Cubans and get them to rebel against the country's communist government.
A simple kit currently seeking funding on Kickstarter allows you to use your smartphone's camera as a 150x microscope.
Stanford University's Manu Prakash is looking to give away Foldscopes to field testers with interesting ideas for using the 50-cent gadget.
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.
Engineers at Caltech say that their approach -- computing their way past optical limitations -- could bring high-performance microscopes to medical clinics in developing countries.
Researchers at Harvard have created a 3D-printing nozzle smaller than the width of a human hair to make microscopic lithium-ion batteries.
The ProScope Micro Mobile by handheld digital microscope manufacturer Bodelin starts shipping on May 1 for $149.
An iPhone outfitted with a cheap ball lens showed 70 percent sensitivity in finding worm eggs.