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Developing An Adapter That Turns Your iPhone Into An 'Eye-Phone'
2014-03-07 13:35:23

Stanford University School of Medicine researchers developed two inexpensive adapters that enable a smartphone to capture high-resolution images from the front and back of the eye.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.