This Cellphone Hack Could Save Millions From Disease

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A team at the University of California, Berkeley, has found a way to transform a cell phone into a handheld microscope.


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CellScope at UC Berkeley

"One of the most basic - and powerful - tools in all of science and medicine is the light microscope. By combining mobile microscopy with automation and wireless communication, we are creating new ways to tackle applications from infection disease diagnosis to classroom education."

Microscope A Marvel For Third World Countries

"The goal was to make an inexpensive, portable, and highly capable microscope that could be used in clinics in developing countries that have limited access to lab equipment and may lack electricity."

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