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Chemistry Now: 21st Century Scientists: Facundo Fernandez

21st Century Scientists: Facundo Fernandez: In this 21st Century Chemist profile, Georgia Tech University chemist Facundo Fernandez explains his efforts to detect worthless or harmful counterfeit medications--eventually using a hand-held device, he hopes. Worldwide, an estimated 700,000 people a year die from counterfeit malaria and TB drugs.

Credit: NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF)

 

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