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May 6th, 2012 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP May 6, 2012 @ 5:44 am

Bioterror-Phone

http://www.homeland1.com/Security-Technology/articles/1281312-New-cellphone-device-puts-bioagent-detection-on-speed-dial/

By Doug Page

“A new cellphone–based imaging and sensing platform has emerged in academia that can detect the presence of the bacterium Escherichia coli in either food or water. The device can also be adapted for homeland security for specific detection of several other biotoxins or pathogens.

 

UCLA engineers said the device operates like a fluorescent microscope….”



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