Mobile phone microscope detects worm infections – SciDev.Net

Last week we posted about how a breathalyzer could help save lives.  Look what they’re doing here.  Sound work, cost-effective and with a smart phone.

Mobile phone microscope detects worm infections – SciDev.Net

“Trials of a mobile phone microscope to detect intestinal worms in children show strong results and could make testing much more accessible.www.scidev.net/…/mobile-phone-microscope-detects-worm-in…”
http://www.scidev.net/en/sub-suharan-africa/news/mobile-phone-microscope-detects-worm-infections.html

 

We have possibly just begun to scratch the surface of how smartphones can interact and enhance our daily lives.  Do you have any ideas as to what usage phones may be used for next?

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