It’s estimated that more than half of the people who have ever lived on this planet have died of malaria. But Indian-born scientist Manu Prakash who is a professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University has invented a microscope that is waterproof, stomp proof and costs just 68 cents.
Don’t believe us? Watch this video to see some amazing “Frugal Science” at work.
Manu Prakash, as assistant professor of bioengineering, has also been awarded a “genius grant” from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.