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SkyLight turns your smartphone into a microscope display

11/22/2011, Microscopes are useful tools when you need to examine something tiny, but using them can get pretty tiring with you to placing your face in an uncomfortable position to look down the scope. Well, we previously had solutions that output what you see onto a...

Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope is suitable for kids

05/16/2011, We all know how much fun it is to stick objects under a microscope, but those things cost a lot and they aren’t exactly child-friendly. But if you have a young scientist at home who is keen on studying small objects, it’s better to look for an...

Microscope relies on hand and finger gestures

04/07/2011, Boffins over at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) have worked with Finnish company Multitouch to develop a new kind of microscope which ought to get owners of touchscreen-enabled phones excited – since this microscope is able to be...

Large multi-touch display used as a giant microscope

04/01/2011, If you had a large touchscreen at your disposal, the first thing you would probably think of doing is play Angry Birds on it. Well, believe it or not, touchscreen displays can be used for productive purposes as well. Researchers at the Institute for...

Turn your iPhone into a microscope

03/30/2011, If you’ve always felt that your iPhone 4 camera’s minimum focus distance was a bit too far for your liking, especially if you like taking close up shots of small objects, you might want to check this device out. The Mini Microscope for iPhone...

3D microscope lens is now a reality

03/23/2011, 3D is the buzzword for the year, and for those who are more geek than jock, you will be pleased to know that the activity of hunching over at the science lab and peering through the lens of the microscope has gotten a boost – thanks to Lei Li and...

AirMicro Model A1 Microscope Connects Wirelessly To The iPad

06/10/2010, It seems that not a day goes by that someone isn’t trying to make something new work with Apple’s iPad/iPhone. Next up Scalar Corp has developed the AirMicro model A1, a microscope that is capable of hooking up to the iPhone/iPad via a...

Microscope Confirms The iPhone 4G Offers 960 x 640 Pixel Resolution

05/30/2010, Rumors have been going around for some time that the upcoming iPhone 4G would sport a higher resolution display, possibly one with a 960 x 640 resolution. Now it seems that some folks over in the Czech Republic have managed to do some detective work, and...

Smallest and lightest telemedicine microscope in the world

04/26/2010, What you see above is the world’s smallest and lightest telemedicine microscope, where this self-contained device is capable of transforming global health care, especially Third World countries thanks to its ability to image blood samples or other...

DIY microscope for cellphones

11/09/2009, Cellphones might come with some really high resolution cameras these days, but that doesn’t mean they are great at macro shots. Aydogan Ozcan, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and member of the California NanoSystems Institute at the...