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Inventor of $1 microscope Manu Prakash wins prestigious ‘genius grant’ fellowship

An Indian-origin scientist has won the prestigious MacArthur ‘genius grant’ fellowship for his low-cost paper microscope, that he built last year which costs less than USD 1. IIT alumni Manu Prakash was among the 12 people who won USD 625,000 award this year. He is an assistant professor of bio engineering at Stanford University in the United States. Achievements: Low-cost ... Read More »

Thermo Fisher to shop for microscope maker FEI for about $4.2B

Thermo Fisher clinical, the world‘s largest maker of clinical gadgets, stated it’d buy FEI for about $4.2 billion to gain get entry to to the employer‘s electron microscopy era that enables analyzing proteins. The $107.50 in step with proportion provide represents a top rate of 13.7 percent to FEI’s Thursday near of $94.fifty eight. FEI shares rose to $107 in ... Read More »