Are Smart Phones smarter than you think? See what UC System did with theirs

In January, Clarivate Analytics released its listing of the Top 100 Global Innovators, based primarily on prolific and successful patenting activity. Among such renowned commercial firms as Apple, 3M, Google, Sony, and Microsoft, an outlier made its mark: The University of California (UC) system was the only academic entity to make the list.

In this article, Aydogan Ozcan discusses the work he and his colleagues have done to transform an everyday object into a powerful and versatile tool for microscopy.