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Fighting Malaria With a ‘Trojan Cow’

How tricking mosquitoes could help eliminate the scourge of African children. Read the full story on TakePart World

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When Disaster Strikes, This May Be the Most Crucial Aid of All

A group of relief organizations band together to rebuild destroyed communications systems so food and medicine can get where they’re needed most. Read more at TakePart World

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Video Sans-Video Game

Throughout childhood, Michael Newman could usually be found doing one of two things: racing through a video game or drawing levels he wished were playable. His adult creation, Video Sans-Video Game, allows players to dream up a world, draw it, and then play it using a joystick to navigate a spaceship. Read more in Issue [...]

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Brainy

Taking a break from her homework, an undergrad fires up a pinball challenge on her smartphone while her roommate toys with a robot factory game. But this is about more than procrastination: They’re using Lumosity, an online brain-training program. Read the rest in the latest issue of Carnegie Mellon Today