Science from the Swiss cleans water with sunlight.
Solar disinfection (Sodis) is helping communities in developing countries access clean drinking water one clear plastic bottle at a time.
In Kenya's Kibera slums, clean water is hard to come by and too expensive to buy. Watch how the community has slashed cases of waterborne illness by introducing this simple Sodis solution.
Sunlight and plastic bottles could be the solution to Kibera's water woes
Science could be closer to unravelling the riddle of menstruation-related mood disorders
A little extra money in young women's homes can go a long way towards protecting them from HIV infection. So can a little bit of concern.
Ebola tore into the fabric of family life, and the relationships that bind them. These are two similar stories, with very different endings.
Bhekisisa means "to scrutinise" in Zulu
In South Africa, Zulu patients who would like to be thoroughly assessed by a doctor, would ask the physician to "bhekisisa" them.