An iPhone outfitted with a cheap ball lens showed 70 percent sensitivity in finding worm eggs.
A simple device could help researchers better observe how well different compounds fight the increasingly drug-resistant malaria parasite.
Your next great scientific discovery is a 3D printer and less than $1 worth of materials away when you print your own smartphone microscope.
Heat-seeking technology developed for the military's Javelin missile program might soon be used to save rather than destroy.
A lice-removal professional claims selfies are contributing to an increase in the spread of head lice among young people, but for now at least, the link is by no means conclusive.
Using the same tech a destroyer uses to detect a submarine, a new diagnostic tool listens for the sound of popping vapor nanobubbles -- a telltale sign that malaria parasites are dining.
The CSIRO is fitting bees with tiny sensors so that it can monitor and study the drastically diminishing bee population.
Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.
Researchers dissect an 18-foot-long oarfish and discover some more unusual creatures on the inside.
Security software maker says it paid nothing and there were no settlement agreement with the patent assertion entity, commonly known as a patent troll.