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21st Century Scientists: Facundo Fernandez

Provided by the National Science Foundation & NBC Learn
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.
Provided by the National Science Foundation & NBC Learn
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