To fight malaria, researchers are reviving a field of study grounded in both music and biology: wingbeat frequency. Daniel A Gross traces the story from Finland to Tanzania, and looks at where this collision of disciplines could lead.
A chance meeting on a minibus in Costa Rica inspired a young American to start crowdfunding healthcare for people all over the world. So what happens when Silicon Valley meets some of the world’s poorest countries? Andrew Hankinson went to Haiti to find out.