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Grand Challenges Explorations Round 6 Grants Awarded

  • Apr 28, 2011

Eighty-eight grantees from 25 countries were awarded Grand Challenges Explorations Round 6 grants. Projects include research into how gut immunity impacts the effectiveness of the oral polio vaccine; using soil microbes to recharge cell phones for health care workers; and converting human waste into safe fertilizer and electrical energy.

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