Micro Phone Lens 150x on Kickstarter Turns Your iPhone into a Microscope

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Check out this Kickstarter project called Micro Phone Lens 150x, a tiny lens and light combo that turns your iPhone, iPad, or other smartphone and tablet into a 150x microscope.  it works a little differently than other lenses—you place the Micro Phone Lens on your device's camera, shine a special light at it, and then place what you want to examine in a slide on top of the lens. Talk about bringing science to your desktop! Thomas Larson is looking to raise US$50,000 to bring the product to market, and he's alrady raised $39,772 with 28 days to go. Funding options that get just the lens start at $29, while the lens and light combo starts at $39.

Check It Out: Micro Phone Lens 150x on Kickstarter Turns Your iPhone into a Microscope

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BurmaYank

Yes, John, I too think this is a very neat microscope, but I personally find this microscope (http://www.ted.com/talks/manu_prakash_a_50_cent_microscope_that_folds_like_origami) much more ingenious, impressive technology-wise & probably immensely more useful & valuable to the world:

BurmaYank

OOPS. sorry, Bryan, for mistaking you for John.

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