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Crowdsourcing a Living Map of World Health

The following article from Phys.org highlights a need for data curation. It contains an interview with a Ph.D. student at University of California – San Diego, who is leading development of a data storage and analysis platform for a project attempting to use smartphone technology and cloud computing in order to build maps of large-scale health problems or environmental damage, such as the concentration of heavy metals in drinking water.