How ironic would it be if you could detect cancer with a cell phone’s camera? Ironic of course, because cell phones have been thought to cause cancer. Moving on from my pessimistic thought…

A psychologist in Israel has developed a technology that soon maybe able to detect cancer, especially breast cancer by adding an infrared camera and some software to a cell phone. The women simply have to take a picture of themselves and then transfer the information to a lab for analysis. According to Dr. Yaniv, who developed this tech, says this method is far more effective then a self examination and examines two aspects: temperature analysis and oxygen flow to the area in question.

Already one Israeli cell phone company, Cellcom, is working on integrating this infrared camera and software.

Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."