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Global Health: In African Villages, These Phones Become Ultrasound Scanners

BUSHORO, Uganda — Lying on a church pew with his arm over his head, 6-year-old Gordon Andindagaye whimpered a bit — in fear, not pain — as Dr. William A. Cherniak slowly swept a small ultrasound scanner up and down his chest. Dr. Cherniak and Rodgers Ssekawoko Muhumuza, the Ugandan clinical officer he was training,… Read More »

These Scientists Predict We'll See a Sub-2:00 Marathon in the Year 2032

JOHN MACDOUGALLGetty Images What’s the fastest time possible for a man to run a marathon? Even if you’re a close study of the grueling, 26-mile endurance race, that probably sounds like an impossible question to answer. Times continue to drop—the current record, set in 2018 by Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya, is 2:01.39—but just how low… Read More »