Ugandan wins major prize for developing bloodless malaria test

Ugandan wins major prize for developing bloodless malaria test

A Ugandan inventor has won a major prize for a device which tests for malaria without drawing blood. Brian Gitta, 24, won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Africa Prize for a device that detects tell-tale signs of malaria by shining a red beam of light on the patient’s finger. The diagnosis is ready to be […]

Indo-American scientist Navin Vardarajan awarded grant of $ 1.1 million for his Cancer Research

Indo-American scientist Navin Vardarajan awarded grant of $ 1.1 million for his Cancer Research

An Indian-American scientist has been awarded a grant of over USD 1.1 million for his ground- breaking research on cancer.Navin Vardarajan, along with another University of Houston researcher Sanghyuk Chung, were awarded huge grants by Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) , an organisation that funds pioneering cancer research and prevention programmes in […]