Photograph of four scholars, STEM-Trek beneficiary Wa Yuan is third from left. Materials Science PhD, Wa Yuan (second from right) is STEM-Trek’s first beneficiary. She attended the Supercomputing’12 conference in Salt Lake City, Utah with points that were donated by STEM-Trek Adviser Noshir Contractor.

 

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Science Highlights that are relevant to resource-constrained regions

Why vaccine supply chains matter. “Billions Of Dollars Of Vaccines Have Gone To Waste,” Forbes, accessed http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucelee/2016/08/31/billions-of-dollars-of-vaccines-have-gone-to-waste/#c48d9e69fc59

Related highlight:

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