The CellScope

Unattributed, Neurophilosophy, Jul 23, 2009
Commentary by Stephen Downes

This ranks right up there in the world of coolness, so far as I am concerned. The CellScope attached to a mobile phone and essentially converts the phone's camera into a microscope. It was designed for medical applications, especially in the developing world where microscopes are in short supply, but the teaching applications should be obvious. More from PLOS One. Via Golden Swamp.
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