<p>The upper row of images shows blood samples through a traditional microscope. The bottom row shows the same samples imaged on a smartphone.</p>
Credit Courtesy of Sebastian Wachsmann-Hogiu and colleagues
I lied. My smartphone isn't a microscope — yet. But there are some smart physicists who want to make that transformation possible very soon, if not for you and me at first, then for doctors who don't have easy access to laboratories.
<p>Over the past few seasons, Walter White (Bryan Cranston) has changed from meek hero to forceful villain. TV critic David Bianculli says he isn't just breaking bad anymore...he's entirely broken.</p>
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<p>Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, and Taissa Farmiga play a family moving into a house, where the previous tenants were found dead.</p>
If you don't want to hear details, especially about last night's season finale of Breaking Bad, turn away from this website now. But I consider it fair game to talk in detail about TV shows once they've been televised — especially if they're doing interesting enough work to be saluted for it.
[Note: If the previous paragraph didn't convince you, maybe this will: There are many, many spoilers for Breaking Bad ahead. Proceed at your own risk.]
I was blown away by the season ender of Breaking Bad.