The social-media platform was designed to attract young Cubans and get them to rebel against the country's communist government.
Engineers at Caltech say that their approach -- computing their way past optical limitations -- could bring high-performance microscopes to medical clinics in developing countries.
An iPhone outfitted with a cheap ball lens showed 70 percent sensitivity in finding worm eggs.
The ProScope Micro Mobile by handheld digital microscope manufacturer Bodelin starts shipping on May 1 for $149.
Nikon releases the results of its annual Small World Photomicrography Competition, and algae, larva, and bat embryos have never looked so good.
The iPhone microscope can, with its built-in camera, capture hi-def medical images.
Leading experts in the medical field, as well as dozens of entrepreneurs, practicing physicians, and others interested in how exponential technologies can affect our lives are meeting at FutureMed.
The SkyLight claims to be a revolutionary device that allows your iPhone or other smartphone to take images from even old microscopes and allow them to be instantly shared.
Using an Android smartphone, a commercially available cell phone image sensor, and Legos, researchers take one giant leap in the 100-year-old world of the Petri dish.
Adapter enables users to capture microscopic images -- of everything from flowers to insects to pathogens -- with their smartphone. SmartPlanet visits SkyLight for a hands-on look at the device.