Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have turned a small, USD 40 needle into a 3-D microscope capable of taking images up to 70 times smaller than the width of a human hair.
Here is some good news as researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a plastic that can regenerate itself by regrowing.
An Indian-American scientist Manu Prakash from Stanford University has developed an incredibly low-cost microscope made almost entirely out of paper.
MIT and NASA researchers have devised a new microscope that uses neutrons - subatomic particles with no electrical charge - instead of beams of light or electrons to create high-resolution images.
The technology could be used to look at different elements inside a material, or to image viruses, cells and tissue in great detail.
Scientists have made world`s most powerful optical microscope that allow them to watch live viruses.
The most powerful atom resolving microscope in the UK has been unveiled at the University of Cambridge.
A physicist is all set to design an ultra powerful microscope that can look at molecules and objects 20,000 times thinner than a human hair.
Day in Pics: 20th September
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