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Chipping away at HIV
More than 90 percent of Africans with HIV are unable to send blood samples to labs to determine the stage of their infection, says Xuanhong Cheng.

Healing technology
Lehigh’s emerging biotechnology initiative will focus research efforts on diagnostic and therapeutic technologies with an emphasis on affordable medicine.

A scientific marriage made in the skies
Himanshu Jain, director of NSF’s International Materials Institute for New Functionality in Glass, was searching for a biologist to help him understand how a biocompatible glass interacts with human cells.