A special lens designed by a group of researchers at the University of California at Berkeley can turn a regular camera phone into a powerful microscope camera capable of taking photo of bacteria in florescent light.
The gadget turns a regular mobile phone into a microscope for places where scientific instruments run in short supply.
The CellScope could make a huge difference to treatment of the sick in the developing world -- and it all starts with the humble mobile phone
CellScope, a microscope camera made by pairing a cell phone and a special lens, is now powerful enough to capture images of bacteria labeled with fluorescent markers.
An engineer at UCLA combines cell phones and $10 worth of hardware with software he developed to create next-gen microscopes that are affordable and portable.
The CellScope might revolutionize the speed and ease with which we diagnose and screen for malaria, tuberculosis, and more.
Low-cost color-coded sensor out of the U.K. could let doctors in developing countries detect the presence of viruses including HIV at a glance.