Interactive Fight for sight In this visualisation, we explore the Global Trachoma Mapping Project (GTMP), the largest global mapping of infectious disease ever. Health Roads driving child deaths Breaking Kenya leaves GM door ajar Health Parasite problem Micronutrient-enriched rice is designed to improve children’s health — but hookworms also seem to have a taste. Editorial How can we halt brain drain in the Middle East? Image gallery Creation from catastrophe SciDev.Net Podcast Battle against the superbug In this month’s podcast we also travel to Ghana to meet small-scale gold miners and learn how scientists map zoonotic diseases. News: 09/02/16 Kenya approves limited GM maize release Government agency demands more field trials before pest-resistant seeds can be cultivated. GM Agriculture Farming Multimedia: 09/02/16 Ghana’s gold diggers: Land and rivers laid to waste The second of four films on illegal gold mining investigates its devastating impact on the nearby environment. Environment Water Pollution Data visualisation: 09/02/16 Mapping trachoma to eradicate blindness Explore how a huge project targeting this infectious eye condition has set the standard for surveying disease. Disease Data Health Children News: 09/02/16 Africa urged to ‘go big’ on solar Falling costs mean solar can play a key role in widening electricity access, says leader of Power Africa project. Energy Technology Enterprise How to reach a wider audience for your research Juan Pablo Alperin & Alessandra Bordini with tips for using ‘altmetrics’ to learn about and engage with audiences. The hidden digital divide The unstoppable global spread of the internet is encouraging, but wider access alone won't close the data gap. Urbanisation and the rise of the city Explore the latest urban trends, their causes and how they affect people’s lives in our global data interactive. Africa's hydropower future Does hydropower hold the key to ending African energy poverty? Discover the data behind the dams in this immersive feature.