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Posts From Stephany Rhee

iPhone Detects Intestinal Worms in 200 Children

iPhone Detects Intestinal Worms in 200 Children

During fieldwork, Dr. Isaac Bogoch assembled a microscope from an iPhone, an $8 ball lens, and some tape, to detect hookworms in 200 Tanzanian children. The invention gives hope for increased detection of the disease in rural Africa and around the world.

Waking Up to the Mechanism of African Sleeping Sickness: Serendipitous Discovery Yields New Clues for Prevention

Waking Up to the Mechanism of African Sleeping Sickness: Serendipitous Discovery Yields New Clues for Prevention

Christian Tschudi from the Yale School of Public Health has replicated the infectious process of African sleeping sickness in a laboratory setting. Scientists acclaim it as the biggest discovery in the field in twenty years, which may answer questions regarding intervention methods.

Quantum Teleportation: A More Secure Information Processing Platform

Quantum Teleportation: A More Secure Information Processing Platform

Researchers have broken a distance record for quantum teleportation, a fast and secure communication technology.