Early Detection of Dementia with Smart Devices
Early Detection of Dementia with Smart Devices
Digital biomarkers of cognitive decline could alert us to the early stages of dementia before irreversible damage occurs.
Early Detection of Dementia with Smart Devices
Early Detection of Dementia with Smart Devices

Digital biomarkers of cognitive decline could alert us to the early stages of dementia before irreversible damage occurs.

Digital biomarkers of cognitive decline could alert us to the early stages of dementia before irreversible damage occurs.

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Next Generation: Mobile Microscope Detects DNA Sequences
Next Generation: Mobile Microscope Detects DNA Sequences
Abby Olena | Jan 17, 2017
A cell phone–based microscope can identify mutations in tumor tissue and image products of DNA sequencing reactions.
Will Apple’s ResearchKit Change Science?
Will Apple’s ResearchKit Change Science?
Bob Grant | Mar 12, 2015
The technology company is launching a new data-sharing platform that it says can make any iPhone user a medical research participant. But the associated ethics are anything but simple.
Measuring DNA with a Smartphone
Measuring DNA with a Smartphone
Jef Akst | Dec 23, 2014
A new microscope attachment can allow smartphone users to take a closer look at fluorescently labeled DNA.
Mobile Microscopes
Mobile Microscopes
Jef Akst | Jun 1, 2013
Turning cell phones into basic research tools can improve health care in the developing world.
There's an App for That
There's an App for That
Jef Akst | May 31, 2013
See UCLA researchers Hongying Zhu and Aydogan Ozcan transform an ordinary cell phone into a mobile fluorescent microscope.