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Scientists Convert Cell Phone Into Chemical Detector | IE – Interesting Engineering

Scientists managed to convert an ordinary cell phone into a sophisticated scientific instrument that can detect chemicals.



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Our cell phones come with high-quality cameras that can detect low levels of light and remove digital noise from captured images through software processing.
Scientists have utilized this sensitivity to create cell phone cameras that can act as microscopes in the past, and now, Texas A&M University researchers have created an extension for a standard smartphone that transforms it into a powerful chemical detector, according to a press release.
From an ordinary cell phone to a sophisticated scientific…

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