Rob ManuelContributor, TechHive

Rob Manuel was the president of his high school Biology Club, builds his own computers, and is better known for his lung capacity and his love of video games.

Researcher turns the iPhone into a portable medical lab; no tricorder just yet

While I might find it difficult to find a good Chinese restaurant with my iPhone, researchers at the University of Sydney want to turn that little gadget you keep in your pocket into a portable laboratory.