Mobile phone camera turned into mini-microscope for low-cost diagnostics

Researchers have used novel techniques to modify inexpensive imaging devices, like a webcam selling for ten euros and a mobile phone camera, into a mini-microscope.

Novel phone-cam could help search for life in universe

Scientists have developed a hybrid part-human, part-machine visual system, which uses a mobile phone camera, to search for evidence of past or present life in planetary analogue sites on Earth.