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November 25, 2014 Jesse Hamlin

Quick announcement, folks. We’re making some small naming changes at D-Rev. I want to give you the background on our decision and preview of why this is important to do now. We now have two project areas: Mobility – Creating access and technology to remobilize and empower amputees, encompassing all …

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November 5, 2014 Sara Tollefson

D-Rev’s Newborn Health Impact Dashboard v3 includes a tab in the upper left corner of the chart section that viewers can click on to see projections — and how our actual results compare. We’ve added several new features to our impact dashboards that provide greater insight into D-Rev’s current impact …

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November 3, 2014 AJ Viola

This year three men shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on the blue LED (light-emitting diode). Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura developed the third color in the LED spectrum, after red and green. And with the invention of blue came the ability to create the …

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October 21, 2014 Garrett Spiegel

Last year we field tested Comet—a compact and radically low-cost phototherapy device designed for rural clinics and micro-hospitals—in three countries, India, Kenya, and Nepal. With Comet, D-Rev was seeking to catch severely jaundiced babies living far away from urban referral centers that treat severe jaundice, or hyperbilirubinema. Once a baby …

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