saul’s glasses

A new device, about the size of a drum, can create glasses quickly and for very little money. The inventor? Saul Griffeth, a Doctoral candidate at MIT. His ingenuity is impressive by itself, but even more impressive is his effort to provide eyeglasses to those in poorer countries who can’t afford them now.

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  2. That’s pretty cool. Really smart people amaze me sometimes.

    Comment by Cameron on February 26, 2004 @ 8:05 am
  3. Let’s hope he doesn’t wake up dead on day. This would not bode well for optometrists.

    Comment by Renee on February 26, 2004 @ 9:43 am

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