Sign in or signup

4,635 active users!!Bandwidth
THURSDAY
JUL 28, 2016
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
Broadcasters
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -12 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | FF | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  7/28/2016
TUESDAY, MAR 25, 2014  |  8 comments
Super-Cheap Paper Microscope Could Save Millions of Lives

Imagine if clinics in developing countries were equipped with an inexpensive yet durable tool that could help medical personnel identify and diagnose a variety of deadly diseases like Malaria, Chagas disease, or Leishmaniosis? For millions of people around the world waiting to be diagnosed and treated, such a tool could be a life-saver.

Manu Prakash, a professor at Stanford University and his students have developed a microscope out of a flat sheet of paper, a watch battery, LED, and optical units that when folded together, much like origami, creates a functional instrument with the resolution of 800 nanometers – basically magnifying an object up to 2,000 times. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
news.yahoo.com

Special Word from SermonAudio
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Teens in a High-Tech World • Dr. Rand Hummel | 9/18/2007
•  Social Media • Scott Pauley | 3/16/2013
•  Darkside of the Internet I • Dr. Rand Hummel | 9/25/2001
•  CAUTION: This Will Harm You • Dr. John Barnett | 9/17/2000

   05/10/16  |  Facebook Routinely Suppressed Conservative News • 5 comments
   03/14/16  |  Watch 6 bug-sized robots tow a 3,900lb SUV • 5 comments
   02/17/16  |  '5D' discs can store data until well after the sun burns out • 5 comments
   09/20/15  |  Trust (KGB’s) Kaspersky for Cybersecurity? • 2 comments
   08/03/15  |  “Smart Cities” to Spy on You in Ways Orwell Never Imagined • 6 comments
MORE RELATED ( TECHNOLOGY ) NEWS | MORE..
   07/27/16  |  Democrats Adopt National Platform Forcing Americans to Pay for... • 11 comments
   07/26/16  |  Leaked DNC Documents Show Plans To Reward Big Donors With... • 11 comments
   07/25/16  |  PCUSA's Eighth-Largest Member Church Votes to Leave and Join... • 153 comments
   07/23/16  |  Charlotte loses NBA All-Star game over ‘bathroom bill’ • 51 comments
   07/22/16  |  'Allahu Akbar' gunman slaughters children in Munich • 9 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   07/15/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-15-16 • 1 comments
   07/15/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-22-16 • 1 comments
   07/08/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-08-16
   07/05/16  |  SermonAudio Tip: Say Hello to the SermonAudio App for the Apple... • 2 comments
   07/01/16  |  Feedback Friday for 07-01-16 • 2 comments
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 8 user comment(s)
News Item3/25/14 8:24 PM
penny  Find all comments by penny
Chris Frost wrote:
Penned, most doctors wouldn't know what to do with a scope if they had one.
well that's the truth!

they do not have the training in this nor nutrition and basic health.

microscopes can show a lot as discussed in this article.

well there was also a time when doctors would pay a staff to do that kind of work on premise when he couldn't do it himself.

darkfield microscopy is a whole world of study.

they've got a great idea there.

8

News Item3/25/14 8:03 PM
Chris Frost | Indiana  Find all comments by Chris Frost
Penned, most doctors wouldn't know what to do with a scope if they had one. The situation you describe is simply a matter of a doctor ordering the wrong test in an effort to save money. Most bacterial cultures will report out any and all pathogens that are found. It is only when a doctor says to screen for a particular bug that we only look for that particular bug, for example, an MRSA screen. Scopes are surprisingly limited in their usefuleness. In the case of bacteria, a scope can take one of millions of different kinds of bacteria and put it into one of four basic categories. It will not tell you what the bacteria is, what treatments are effective against it, or if it is even something to be concerned about.
7

News Item3/25/14 2:35 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Perhaps they could get Bill Gates fund this? Better to hear this about Stanford, than that the University are trying to stiffle Christians' freedom of speech, as was in an earlier SA thread.
6

News Item3/25/14 10:44 AM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
Unprofitable Servant wrote:
Now if they would take away the one the gave the NSA
What would NSA use microscopes for? I thought they monitored electronic communications.
5

News Item3/25/14 10:35 AM
Unprofitable Servant | Georgia  Find all comments by Unprofitable Servant
Now if they would take away the one the gave the NSA
4

News Item3/25/14 9:50 AM
penned  Find all comments by penned
thing is, American doctors don't have these either and should. then they could become scientists again. I've heard people who work on testing say they are only allowed to give info to the patient on what is being requested and paid for by insurance, so they are asked to test for bacteria a, and they might find all sorts of other things, but all the patient gets back is "no, you don't have bacteria a". putting microscopes back in the hands of the doctor would be a huge step to taking out the various litanies of "middle men" who steer health care back to the one who should be refining their medical skills and building a relationship with the patient.

Christopher, that is really neat that you had one!

3

News Item3/25/14 7:00 AM
Christopher000 | Rhode Island  Find all comments by Christopher000
I bought one off of Ebay years ago. Top of the line and medical grade. Think I got it for $200, compare to &1500. If you can ever swing it, really fascinating piece of equipment to have. I forget the magnification eyepieces it has, but you use a drop of oil to increase it even more. Pretty neat stuff.
2

News Item3/25/14 4:51 AM
John Yurich USA | USA  Find all comments by John Yurich USA
That would be neat to have that paper microscope. I am in the market for a microscope as I am interested in viewing small items under the microscope.
1
There are a total of 8 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Somali Christian Gives Up Family, Education, Safety for Faith
nona benz from united kingdom: "that truly depends. i know i am extremely blessed..."
-8 min 
The 'no-tech' school where screens are off limits – even at...
william from florida, usa: "it is a nice blog i http://google.com]]]loved it"
-14 min 18 
Scottish agencies in drive to increase 'gay' adoption
allie: "looking for new recruits. pray for these vulnerable children. i hear most..."
-29 min 


O. Elvin Wheelis
When Water Comes In Your Boat

John 12:27-28; Mark 4:35-41
Radio Broadcast
First Baptist Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS


Hourly: Christians Get Depressed Too
Dr. David P Murray
Puritan Reformed...
Staff Picks..

Kevin Swanson
The Pope & Ravi Zacharias

Coming Together 2016
Generations Radio
Play! | MP3

Event: Jul 27-28, 2016
Corectly Crossing The Textual Divide

38th Annuel Dean Burgon Conference
Conference
  LIVE Webcast Event!  

Sermon:
What If...?
Evangelist Gary Shock

SPONSOR | 4,400+

SPONSOR




                   
We can do more good by being good than in any other way. ... Anonymous

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android New!
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Chromecast TV
Apple TV New!
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV
Apple Watch
Android Wear
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription
PowerClips New!
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API New!

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Feedback Fridays New!