Your Cell Phone as Microscope
Yes, you’ve read the title of this post correctly. An engineer at UCLA has created a cheap way ($10 of off-the shelf hardware) to turn ordinary cellphones into microscopes by using the camera function of cellphones and laptops. While this technology won’t replace high tech microscopes, it will benefit those who collect samples away from laboratories. When I read this article, I had to post it!
Read the original NY Times article.