Small Fold, Big Surprise

Last week I posted a story about Big Origami. This week, it’s Small Origami. Namely, an origami microscope.   The Foldscope website says it as concisely as I possibly could, perhaps due to their experience with efficient use of space: “Foldscope is an origami-based print-and-fold optical microscope that can be assembled from a flat sheet…

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The Full Cloth

On World Wildlife Day, March 3, Nepal achieved a rare feat: an entire year without wildlife poaching. In the three years since 2011, the country lost a single rhino to poaching. Populations of rhinos, tigers and elephants are on the rise. Compare this to other nations, where these animals are disappearing fast. South Africa has…

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