For $30, turn your iPhone into a 350x microscope, courtesy to UC-Davis #teechy

10 Oct

Scientists Turn iPhone Into Microscope with $30 Mod | Gadget Lab | Wired.com.

Great for classroom and research fields!

It’s resolution of 1.5 microns is sensitive enough that doctors can use it to view red blood cells and diagnose blood diseases like iron deficiency sickle-cell anemia. And it’s cheap. Even when you add in the cost of an iPhone, the $30 lens system is significantly less expensive than a full-size microscope.

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0017150#s2

 

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