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Malaria Detection Using Earth's Magnetic Field

Viktor Vegh of The University of Queensland in Australia will test the efficacy of using low-cost nuclear magnetic resonance technologies that take advantage of earth's magnetic field to detect malaria parasites. The team will examine blood samples to detect hemozoin, a waste product of malarial parasites, to determine the presence of malaria infection

More information about Create New Tools to Accelerate the Eradication of Malaria (Round 3)

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