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Submission + - Turning a cell phone into a microscope (google.com)

stupendou writes: MICROSCOPES are invaluable tools to identify blood and other cells when screening for diseases like anemia, tuberculosis and malaria. But they are also bulky and expensive.

Now an engineer, using software that he developed and about $10 worth of off-the-shelf hardware, has adapted cellphones to substitute for microscopes.

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Turning a cell phone into a microscope

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