Prof. Ozcan’s group has developed a mobile device that could make it easier to predict and control harmful algal blooms.

UCLA researchers, led by Prof. Aydogan Ozcan, have developed an inexpensive and portable device that can analyze water samples immediately, which would provide marine biologists with real-time insight about the possibility that the algal blooms could occur in the area they’re testing.

The research was published online by Light: Science & Applications and will appear in the journal’s print edition.

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