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Texas A&M technology transforms cell phone into high-powered microscope

New technology that transforms a cell phone into a powerful, mobile microscope could significantly improve malaria diagnoses and treatment in developing countries that often lack the resources to address the life-threatening disease, says a Texas A&M University biomedical engineer who has created the tool.


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With mentorship and funding opportunities on the line, in addition to a chance to present at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin next month, the stakes were higher than ever at the latest Aggies Invent. In a special one-day Aggies Invent, students had eight hours to create basic prototype…

The Texas A&M University College of Engineering boasts an impressive honors program of over 1,000 students. The program is newly redesigned, with this being the second year as a college-level program. Engineering Honors provides students with unique opportunities to network with faculty and indu…

The research of Dr. Daniel Alge, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been featured on the cover of the ACS journal Biomacromolecules. Alge joined the faculty of Texas A&M in August 2014. In addition to his primary appointment in biomed…

Dr. Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). The College of Fellows is composed of 1,500 individuals who are recogniz…

Texas A&M University will host the 2017 Quantitative Bioimaging (QBI) conference Jan. 5 – 7 on its campus in College Station, Texas.  The international QBI conference brings together researchers in the field of engineering, biophysics, biology and chemistry who study the quantitative aspects of…

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