December 20, 2008
Scientists Hack Cellphone to Analyze Blood, Detect Disease, Help Developing Nations

Interesting Aquarian news today.

By Dave Bullock

LOS ANGELES — A new MacGyver-esque cellphone hack could bring cheap, on-the-spot disease detection to even the most remote villages on the planet. Using only an LED, plastic light filter and some wires, scientists at UCLA have modded a cellphone into a portable blood tester capable of detecting HIV, malaria and other illnesses. <read more about microscope cellphone ...>

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