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Grand Challenges Explorations Round 4 Grants Awarded

  • May 10, 2010

Seventy-eight researchers from 18 countries were awarded $100,000 each to explore early-stage projects such as low-cost cell phone microscopes to diagnose malaria, testing of the strategic placement of insect-eating plants to reduce insect-borne diseases, and testing nanoparticles to release vaccines when they come in contact with human sweat.

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