7 diagnostic devices to boost healthcare in the developing world

The World Health Organization estimates that a quarter of death and disease globally is caused by hazards and environmental burdens in developing countries with little to no access to preventative care and diagnostic devices. Since developing countries are poor agricultural regions that are still becoming economically and socially advanced, it is harder for doctors to

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Centrifuge replacement is toy-inspired—and costs less than 25 cents

A centrifuge can cost hundreds of dollars, weigh several pounds and consume lots of electricity. What if there was a toy-inspired device that drastically reduced the price, energy consumption, and weight and was completely powered by human force? The whirligig-inspired Paperfuge does just that, weighing 2 g and costing less than a quarter to produce.