The DIY smartphone microscope that lets you play Pac-Man and soccer with microbes  



Microbiology might not be everyone's idea of fun, but a new DIY project from Stanford University aims to bring ‘playful interaction’ to the study of single-celled organisms.
A bioengineer has developed a 3-D printed smartphone microscope that allows users to observe microbes called Euglena, to make serious observations or even play games.
The researchers have revealed interactive platforms to go along with the device, including a virtual soccer game and a Pac-Man-like maze, which rely on the movement of the tiny light-seeking organisms.
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7 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail
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