How Cellphones Helped Researchers Track Malaria In Kenya
October 11, 2012
by: Michaeleen Doucleff, NPR
By tracking nearly 15 million cellphones in Kenya, scientists mapped out how malaria spreads through the Texas-sized country. The findings pinpoint areas where efforts to control malaria would be the most effective. One day, the data may help guide alert systems for phones that remind travelers to use bed nets.
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