Tiny device turns phone into microscope

Finnish researchers have built a tiny gadget that attaches to a camera phone and turns it into a high-resolution microscope - accurate to one hundredth of a millimeter.

Superlens could put high-powered microscope in your pocket

Cellphones could soon contain an ultra-high-resolution microscope alongside the ubiquitous camera, thanks to a breakthrough by Michigan Technological University professor Durdu Guney.

Low-cost microscope uses holograms, not lenses

Researchers at UCLA have built a compact, light-weight, dual-mode microscope that uses holograms instead of lenses, and which they say is ideal for use in developing countries.

Claim: Biology texts may need to be revised

Basic biology textbooks may require some major revisions soon. That’s because biologists at UC San Diego have discovered some new information about our basic genetic material.  

Using super microscope scientists find body’s immunity “switch”

Thanks to a super advanced microscope, medical scientists can finally see what goes on inside of T-cells. What they've seen so far could lead to a new era of medical treatments.

Single lens produces 3D microscopic images

Engineers at Ohio State University have invented a single lens that can create microscopic 3D images by itself.

Team creates most powerful optical microscope ever

University of Manchester scientists say they've produced the world’s most powerful optical microscope, and that it could revolutionize the study of viruses and other diseases.

UCLA develops holographic, cell phone-powered microscope

Scientists are going to perform research on HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria, with the help of a cell phone and a brand new kind of microscope.

World's most powerful microscope starts work

The world’s most powerful microscope is now peering away at tiny things at the University of Texas at San Antonio.