Smartphones to become pocket doctors after scientists discover camera flash and microphone can be used to diagnose illness

I’m all for this, especially if it’s covered by Medicare and most major insurances. Anything that puts more controls in the hands of patients that want it, and saves┬ámedical costs as well can not be a bad thing.

Smartphones will soon become mobile laboratories which can monitor bone density, calculate red blood cell levels and even predict if an asthma attack is imminent.

Source: Smartphones to become pocket doctors after scientists discover camera flash and microphone can be used to diagnose illness

ANU lens turns smartphone cameras into microscopes | ZDNet

This is way cool.

An Australian National University researcher has accidentally uncovered a cheap way to turn a smartphone into a high-resolution microscope.

Source: ANU lens turns smartphone cameras into microscopes | ZDNet