developing world
Fighting River Blindness
Fighting River Blindness
Nsikan Akpan | Sep 1, 2013
The debilitating parasitic disease, onchocerciasis, is all but vanquished in one corner of Sudan, thanks to a community-wide health effort.
Making Good on Research
Making Good on Research
Beth Marie Mole | Jun 1, 2013
Scientists working in developing nations who engage in capacity building find it bolsters the lives of locals and their own work.
Misconduct Around the Globe
Misconduct Around the Globe
Richard Smith and Tracey Koehlmoos | Jun 1, 2013
Research misconduct is not limited to the developed world, but few countries anywhere are responding adequately.
It Takes a Village
It Takes a Village
Beth Marie Mole | Jun 1, 2013
Scientists working in developing countries find that giving back to local communities enriches their own research.
Opinion: Open-Access for the 3rd World
Opinion: Open-Access for the 3rd World
Cherry Mae Ignacio | Mar 21, 2013
Scientists should submit their work to open-access repositories to support research in parts of the world that don’t have access to the vast libraries of pay-wall-constrained literature.
Opinion: Diagnostics Needed
Opinion: Diagnostics Needed
Mark Kessel | Jan 10, 2013
Resource-limited countries are in desperate need of better diagnostic tests for life-threatening illnesses.
A Dime a Dozen
A Dime a Dozen
Megan Scudellari | Jan 1, 2013
Affordable diagnostic tests tackle the world’s most pressing health problems.
Paper Tests Get Cheap
Tia Ghose | Sep 28, 2011
Diagnostic test strips that cost just pennies can test for liver damage, mold, and milk spoilage in the developing world.