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Pregnant...there's an app for that.
The affordability of the device could help save lives in the third world.
Scientists are set to revolutionise medical care around the world after inventing the world's first ultrasound scanner for smartphones.
The MobiUS scanner plugs straight into smartphones and tablets, providing an instant scan image on the mobile device's screen.
Inventors say thanks to the device's portability and small price tag it could provide a breakthrough in medical care poor or disaster-struck countries.
Ultrasound scans use high frequency sound waves to create an image of body parts to help with diagnoses.
They are best known for their use during pregnancy to see the baby in the womb but are also used to scan organs such as the heart, lungs, liver, gall bladder and breasts.