Grand Challenges Explorations was created to tap into the ingenuity of anyone who might have an idea to help solve a complex problem. It's simple, you fill out a two page form with your idea and a chance to get $100,000 in seed funding.
Most of us think of cell phones as a convenient tool to stay in touch with people. But increasingly, scientists are exploring ways to use cell phones to deliver critical health care to people in developing countries.
I have always been interested in the scientific discoveries underlying health advances in developing countries. The benefits of such breakthroughs are substantial, with the potential to save hundreds of thousands of lives.