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Inside the Circle: The Smartphone Explosion Continues

The dramatic population growth in Asia is certainly not news, but sometimes it is difficult to put into perspective. This picture highlighting the region’s population concentration is “worth a thousand words”. Layer in data regarding smartphone sales and the picture becomes truly compelling. Over the next 24 months, as India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Pakistan follow China down the pathway to …

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Microscopy and Spectroscopy on a Cell Phone

Researchers at the Center for Biophotonics, University of California, Davis, Medical Center in Sacramento have announced a new low cost lens that will power cell phone based microscopy and spectroscopy. The team experimented with off-the-shelf  ball lenses, which are finely polished glass spheres. They believe with mass production the cost of these lens will drop significantly, making cell phone microscopy …