Humane Society of Silicon Valley

Humane Society Silicon Valley

January 13, 2013 at 11:08 am
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2013 was the year we launched the campaign designed to double your impact. Our first partner was Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV). For each donor that came in during the campaign, we donated funds towards life saving medical care and...

Using cell phone data to track and fight malaria

January 9, 2013 at 10:25 am
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By Lia Steakley, Writer for Stanford School of Medicine's Communications & Public Affairs Department This article was adapted from material provided by the Stanford University School of Medicine. Click here to be taken to the original article.

Half of the world's population, some 3.3 billion people, are at risk for malaria. In an effort to reduce the spread of malaria, an international team of researchers is using cell phone data to determine how human travel affects the transmission of the disease and identify regions where imported infections originate.