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New blog to watch

Author: Marya Lieberman

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This blog  focuses on new technologies with potential to impact global heath.  The PAD project is highlighted in the 14 Nov. 2016 posting.

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Nick's fast pitch on iodine nutrition brings him $1,000

Author: Marya Lieberman

Nicholas Myers pitched the saltPAD at the Micronutrient Forum in Cancun Mexico, explaining how this simple paper device could help program managers monitor iodine nutrition.  He won second prize, out of a field of 70 entrants from 18 countries.  The pitch was repeated in 1 minute format at the gala dinner attended by all 700 conference attendees. Kudos to Nick!  …

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Jamie Luther wins poster prize at MUACC

Author: Marya Lieberman

Jamie Luther presented a poster at the October 12 MUACC meeting at the University of Illinios Urbana-Champaign and received a poster prize from the assembled analytical chemists.  The poster described the "milkPAD" she is developing to detect adulteration of dairy milk, a bit of unsavory product manipulation that was quite familiar to Henry Thoreau.  …

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