OneDollarGlasses Helps the Whole World See Affordably

Many people around the world suffer from poor vision. Unaffordable vision tests, glasses and contact lenses often lead to permanent vision damage that could be avoided. High costs for eye care can result in decreased economic opportunity, as uncorrected poor vision limits or eliminates opportunities to attend school or gain employment. Since 2012, the OneDollarGlasses Association, founded by Martin Aufmuth …

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A Fifty Cent Paper Microscope Set to Revolutionize the Fight Against Malaria

One of the largest hurdles in the fight against malaria is reliable detection. There are many strains of the disease, so reaching for a cure-all pill without a proper diagnosis can do more harm than good. Often medication is given for the wrong type of malaria, or to patients who have a different ailment altogether. Standard testing can be expensive …

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