Monthly Archives: November 2010

Turning Waste into Profit

About 2.6 billion people lack access to adequate sanitation, including more than 10 million in Kenya’s densely populated urban slums. Given the lack of critical infrastructure, slum dwellers go to the bathroom in holes in the ground surrounded by primitive … Continue reading

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The Back Story behind Cholera

How many of us know what cholera is and how it was discovered?  With so much information in the news regarding the epidemic in Haiti, this NPR interview with Dr. Eric Mintz, a medical epidemiologist in the Division of Food … Continue reading

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