Viewing cells with cells

A bioengineering professor at UC-Berkeley has developed microscope attachments for cell phones, one with 5x power and the other with 60x power. The original use is for performing medical work in remote areas, but we could see the 5x lens also used as an inexpensive ($75) add-on that turns phones into portable CCTVs for magnifying small amounts of text.

Technology Review (MIT): Remote microscopy

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