Photonics Focus Magazine vol. 4 issue 6

November/December 2023 | Vol. 4 | Issue 6

This issue of Photonics Focus examines the body. A story on smartphone diagnostics explains how these ubiquitous devices are placing healthcare into the hands of patients and doctors, wherever they might be. A feature on so-called organs-on-a-chip showcases microfluidics and its promise for personalized medicine. Finally, a story on brain imaging follows one woman's harrowing ordeal with a brain tumor to reveal how imaging technologies save lives. 

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Through apps and hacks, researchers are finding ingenious ways to turn smartphones into smarter devices for healthcare imaging and diagnosis.
Doctor in your pocket: Here come smartphone diagnostics
Microfluidics may soon be integrated with optical sensors or even photonics-based lithography for better devices.
Going with the (micro) flow: The world of microfluidics
Ingrid Youmans' cancer journey highlights the value and future prospects for developments in brain imaging.
Neuroimaging to the rescue: One woman's cancer journey reveals a decades-long quest
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