What is that pill, anyway? Here's an app to find out

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Two researchers at University of Calfiornia San Francisco (UCSF) have developed an app to identify pills based on color, shape and imprint. From those leftover pills at home to the mystery in a parent’s medicine cabinet, this may be a useful app indeed. It received a finalist grant from the T1 Catalyst Mobile Health Translational Project Award offered by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Rahul C. Deo, MD, PhD, an assistant professor at UCSF’s Cardiovascular Research Institute, is collaborating with medical student David Ouyang to develop a mobile application that can rapidly identify pills. New Pill Recognition Software Has Implications for Emergency and Clinical Settings (UCSF)