Topic: Global Health

Clean Air Globally Could Yield Large Health Benefits

June 16, 2015
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Cockrell School of Engineering professor Joshua S. Apte and a team of environmental engineering and public health researchers developed a global model of how changes in outdoor air pollution could lead to changes in the rates of health problems such as heart attack, stroke and lung cancer. 

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Origami meets public health with the oPAD

June 1, 2012
Origami meets public health with the oPAD

Origami-Inspired Paper Sensor Could Test for Malaria and HIV for Less than 10 Cents, Report Chemists

March 8, 2012

Inspired by the paper-folding art of origami, chemists at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a 3-D paper sensor that may be able to test for diseases such as malaria and HIV for less than 10 cents a pop.

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