Dr. Eva Sapi is a researcher from the University of New Haven. She has made some big discoveries in the field of Lyme Disease. She is known for he research into biofilm, developing new culture techniques and studying the role of antibiotics in killing the Lyme bacteria.
She was in need an atomic microscope and put out a plea on a fundraising site called Indie Gogo. Eveyrone stepped up and in no time at all raised over the goal of $20,000! Kudos to everyone who pitched in.
Read more about this here: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/stop-the-suffering-with-lymedisease-org-support-dr-sapi-s-research