University Engineering Student Invents Cheap Point-of-Care Fluorescence Microscope

Pathologists take note: device created with off-the-shelf parts rivals accuracy of $40,000 model! Pathologists know the engineering complexity and expense of today’s state-of-the-art fluorescence microscopes. Now comes news that a Rice University biomedical engineering student has developed a portable, battery-operated bright field and fluorescence microscope that rivals the performance of reference-standard devices retailing for as much as $40,000! The student, Andrew Miller, developed the...
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