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Personal technology: Phoning in data

Far from being just an accessory, mobile phones are starting to be used to collect data in an increasing number of disciplines. Roberta Kwok looks into their potential.

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Roberta Kwok is a freelance science writer based in California.

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Kwok, R. Personal technology: Phoning in data. Nature 458, 959–961 (2009).

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