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Smartphones Can Be Smart Enough To Find A Parasitic Worm

Smartphones Can Be Smart Enough To Find A Parasitic Worm

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Smartphones aren't simply an amazing convenience. In Africa they can be used to make a lifesaving diagnosis. In fact, scientists are hoping to use a souped-up smartphone microscope to help them eradicate a devastating disease called river blindness. Onchocerciasis, as the disease is also known, is …

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