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Grand Challenges Explorations Round 7 Grants Awarded

  • Nov 7, 2011

More than 100 researchers from 21 countries were awarded Grand Challenges Explorations grants in to explore their early-stage projects focused on nutrition, sanitation, synthetic biology, cell phone-based solutions, HIV, and polio. Projects include formulating seaweed into nutritious, low-cost food; identifying human milk proteins that promote growth and development, and turning human waste into charcoal.

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