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Top stories: August 2016

31 Aug 2016, 10:30 UTC
Top stories: August 2016
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Each month we round up some of the top stories in space, entrepreneurship, innovation, finance and technology.Here's our round-up for August:Enlisting satellites in the final battle to end polioSatellite technologies feed into many steps in the process. Space-based imaging is used to update geographical information systems (GIS) that generate maps for the field workers. Using GIS as a tool, supervisors can plan how to deploy their teams in order to cover every village and settlement. Read more here.









A health worker administers a polio vaccine. Credit: Rotary Club of Nagpur, Flickr Creative Commons



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