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Tech used to prevent spread of Zika and Ebola to tackle “forest fire” wheat rust epidemics

By Clifford Akumu The same device that helped control the Zika and Ebola viruses, could soon be used to tackle devastating wheat rust epidemics that are threatening global food security, thanks in part to a US$100k research grant awarded by the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture. The “laptop lab” technology will be used

Tenth Anniversary World Science Festival brings science to the crossroads of the world with groundbreaking event on Times Square

The tenth anniversary of the World Science Festival will descend on Times Square, UK on May 30-June 4 and will culminate its groundbreaking first decade by bringing science to the crossroads of the world. At a time when science is at the heart of numerous pressing policy debates, the Festival will provide an unparalleled opportunity

GHIT Fund Invests in Late-stage Trial for Child-friendly “Snail Fever” Medicines

Harman Opondo Completion of Phase 3 trial for treatment of “Snail Fever” (aka schistosomiasis) is final step before regulatory and WHO submission; GHIT also announces new investment in novel malaria vaccine and therapeutic for dengue, continued support for innovative tools to tackle malaria and neglected tropical diseases The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund),

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