3D-printed attachment turns any smartphone into a DNA-scanning microscope

3D-printed attachment turns any smartphone into a DNA-scanning microscope

A cheap smartphone attachment can resolve single strands of DNA for remote diagnostics (Photo: UCLA) Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have built a cheap 3D-printed attachment able to turn smartphones into sophisticated microscopes. Armed with the new device, a smartphone would be able to detect single DNA strands and analyze them to diagnose diseases including cancer and Alzheimer’s without bulky and expensive equipment. Cheap and […]

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