Can iPhones Help Fight Drug Addiction? The NIH Thinks So.

FORTUNE (11/19) – The National Institutes of Health might be retiring its research chimpanzees, but it will soon be getting a new batch of living subjects for research: people with iPhones. The National Institute of Drug Abuse, which is part of NIH, will award money to researchers who use Apple’s medical research framework to build apps for addiction research. The NIDA challenge, called “Addiction Research: There’s an App for that” will award $100,000 in funding to teams that can deliver a working app by April 2016. Read more

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