There's an App for That

See UCLA researchers Hongying Zhu and Aydogan Ozcan transform an ordinary cell phone into a mobile fluorescent microscope.

By | June 1, 2013

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Avatar of: LeeH

LeeH

Posts: 35

June 12, 2013

When and where might a cell phone with this capability be used?  Looks like roughly 10X which is limiting for most scientific applications that would require greater resolution.

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dr.mp.mph

Posts: 23

June 20, 2013

This is quite impressive. Imagine the field application potential. Health screenings in far off countries; examining rare samples on the spot. The only information I would like to have known is how the megapixels translate into magnification.

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