Turning a cell phone into a microscope


Cell phone + Microscope = CellScope. Graduate students in the bioengineering lab at UC Berkeley have discovered a way to turn an ordinary cellphone in a microscope. The Cellscope can capture, organize and transmit images of blood cells, lesions and infections taken anywhere in world - a great advance for the developing world and medical imaging.

This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com

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