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Smartphone Semen Assay
Kerry Grens | Mar 23, 2017
An app-based sperm analyzer screens for signs of male infertility.
Opinion: Acquiring Extra Senses
Bernd Fritzsch | Sep 1, 2016
Animals’ diverse sensory abilities will guide a technology-based revolution that gives humans perception beyond our natural senses.
Jef Akst | Feb 5, 2015
Researchers design a device that attaches to a smartphone to test for diverse infectious diseases from a drop of blood.
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.
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jun 26, 2014
Cell phones are populated with many bacteria commonly found on users’ hands.
New Tech Boosts Science
Tia Ghose | Oct 1, 2011
From iPhone apps to cloud computing, everyday digital technologies are helping advance drug discovery, conduct clinical trials, and improve medical care.