Cellphone Microscope Built Out of $10 in Parts Wins Awards for UCLA EE Prof. & Team


Video courtesy of UCLA

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$10 Cellphone Microscope Wins 3 Awards, Heading To Africa for Tests

Fascinating tech, cheap, useful, even life-saving. What’s not to like about taking an ordinary cell phone, adding $10 of parts, and turning into a microscope that can be sent to be used anywhere around the world? That’s what a UCLA EE professor (Aydogan Ozcan) and his team has developed. You can see what this award winning concept looks like in the video embedded above.