iPhones Become Microscopes for Cheap Disease Identification

DIY iPhone Microscope Costs $8 to Make

Internal medicine and infectious disease specialist Isaac Bogoch and his colleagues turned an iPhone 4S into a fairly accurate microscope by attaching an eight dollar, three-millimeter ball lens to the smartphone's camera lens using double sided tape.

Things like this are inspiring. Just think of the potential for affordable distributed diagnosis.

Source: http://mashable.com/2013/05/15/diy-iphone-...