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A brand new tiny microscope is set to revolutionise the way we magnify objects - because it is made from paper and weighs the same as a 50p piece.

The groundbreaking device can provide more than 2,000X magnification and is small enough to fit in a trouser pocket.

It is assembled in less than 10 minutes from a flat sheet of paper and the user can make it using the process of origami.

The unique product weighs just 0.3oz and is 70mm x 20mm - making it considerably lighter than a...
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