Fitting "Smart" Mobile Phone With Magnifying Optics Creates "Real" Cell Phone, University of California, Berkeley (CAL) Study

Published: Dec 26, 2012

By fitting a "smart" mobile phone with magnifying optics, bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley created a real "cell" phone, a diagnostic-quality microscope that can be used by clinics in developing countries and inside - and outside - American biology classrooms, according to Eva M. Schmid, PhD, who described the development of CellScope at the American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting, Dec. 17, in San Francisco.

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