UCLA News|Week: Cell phones as a global health tool
July 27, 2011 Category: UCLA News|Week
This time on UCLA News|Week:
- Flow cytometers, large machines routinely used in diagnosing infections and cancers and in monitoring HIV progression, can cost tens of thousands of dollars. Aydogan Ozcan, a UCLA professor of electrical engineering and bioengineering, discusses his development of a cell phone–based flow cytometer that weighs half an ounce and costs $5 in parts. Read more here.
- UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology researchers find new evidence that warfare may help spark the development of civilizations. Read more here.
- Gov. Jerry Brown signs into law part of the California Dream Act while accompanied by UCLA Chancellor Gene Block and others who provided early support for the legislation. Read more here.
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