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Tracking diseases using Google Maps and cell phones

Researchers at UCLA digitize rapid diagnostic tests to test for diseases such as HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis with less user error.

By 28 April 2012

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Portable device to detect pathogens in 30 minutes

The goal: A handheld device, described as a molecular-level Lego set, that will test for tuberculosis and similar bugs in 30 minutes.

By 7 February 2012

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Biochemist wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

Breakthroughs leading to sophisticated cancer, tuberculosis, and arthritis drugs, as well as cell imaging nanotechnology, get recognition.

By 2 June 2010

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If a mosquito bites in Sub-Saharan Africa, grab your cell phone

The CellScope might revolutionize the speed and ease with which we diagnose and screen for malaria, tuberculosis, and more.

By 4 August 2009

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Project Masiluleke taps cell phones in AIDS fight

Project M harnesses the ubiquity of cell phones in South Africa to spread information about public health crises such as AIDS, tuberculosis.

By 28 October 2008

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Dell and Microsoft unite to help AIDS victims

Dell and Microsoft go Red, to help treat AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria sufferers in Africa.

By 25 January 2008

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Painless microneedle patch could test for TB

Scientists at the University of Washington say their approach would be more precise and less painful than the traditional skin test that uses a hypodermic needle.

By 30 August 2013

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Plundering the fungal factories of ants for new drugs

In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.

By 6 August 2014

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Jony Ive's red Mac Pro set to raise £37,000 for AIDS charity

The new Mac Pro ain't cheap, but get Jony Ive and Bono to paint it red and the price could hit £37,000.

By 29 October 2013

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Doctor Wikipedia is top medical resource for patients and doctors

Report: Wikipedia is now the leading global resource for healthcare information, not just for patients, but doctors as well.

By 31 January 2014