Lens Turns Any Smartphone Into A Portable Microscope, University of Washington Study

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Imagine yourself examining species of coral in Fiji. Looking at fungi and parasites in grass seeds. Following ants across the ground up close, or examining the striations in a piece of roast beef on rye. People around the world are doing all this and more with a tiny, durable magnification lens built by an enterprising University of Washington undergraduate student.

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