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  • Using a smartphone microscope to detect parasites in blood

    Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites — by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.
  • Family of man slain by police on skid row files $20-million claim

    Family of man slain by police on skid row files $20-million claim
    The family of a Cameroonian man fatally shot by police on skid row filed a $20-million claim against the city Wednesday, saying officers "initiated" a struggle that ended in a "cop-created killing." Charly Leundeu Keunang’s sister, Line Foming,...

    Skid row residents ask for independent probe of fatal police shooting

    Skid row residents ask for independent probe of fatal police shooting
    With allusions to Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, skid row activists called Thursday for an independent investigation and release of police body-camera footage in the fatal police shooting of an unarmed homeless man on skid row....

    Man killed by LAPD officers on skid row was Cameroonian national, feds say

    Man killed by LAPD officers on skid row was Cameroonian national, feds say
    Federal immigration officials said Wednesday that the homeless man shot and killed by Los Angeles police on skid row was a Cameroonian national but provided no other details about the man's true identity. Authorities had initially used fingerprints to...

    HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds

    HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds
    Western lowland gorillas in southern Cameroon appear to be the source for the second-most-lethal category of the immunodeficiency virus that crossed into humans, a new study suggests. The category, called HIV-1 group O, has not been nearly as...