“NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft successfully achieved orbit around Mercury at approximately 9 p.m. EDT Thursday. This marks the first time a spacecraft has accomplished this engineering and scientific milestone at our solar system’s innermost planet.”—NASA
““We came down here, to Guatemala, about a week ago with a prototype of our remote stethoscope and a whole bunch of unanswered questions.” Jeremy Koehler sat on the steps of a hostel in Antigua, juggling a doll in one hand and the prototype in the other.”—LabLog
Below you can find daily coverage of the M-HEAL student trip to Guatemala to research the applications in of an enhanced stethoscope in a developing world. The stethoscope would be capable of recording and sending heart-sounds from rural parts of Guatemala to the hospital in Guatemala City.
To get in touch with the M-HEAL group, contact U-M Ph.D. student Nathaniel Skinner at firstname.lastname@example.org.