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Toilet Science: Gates Foundation Challenges Scientists To Think Green
2012-08-15 08:56:31

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Modern sanitation is a major problem for nearly a third of the world´s population. To attack the issue head on, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has called forth on scientists to reinvent an everyday object that many of us take for granted: the toilet. Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates announced during a technology showcase in Seattle this week that his foundation would allot further funding...

2012-07-23 23:02:10

Grand Valley State University will host the inaugural conference of The International Big History Association, August 2-5. Big History has caught the attention of scientists and academics from across the globe, as well as the interest and financial support of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 Something BIG has been brewing for more than two decades. Big History has caught the attention of scientists and academics from across the globe, as well as the...

Contraception Gets Big Funding From Bill Gates’ Foundation
2012-07-11 13:12:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates of the Gates Foundation are set to unveil funding for a campaign to improve access to contraception in the developing world, a cause that has been near and dear to their hearts for more than a decade. The Gates´ have been supporting contraception since first mulling over special causes to support in the mid 1990s. And Melinda, who told Reuters she and her husband are...


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2013-09-17 12:44:24

William Henry "Bill" Gates III, Born October 28, 1955 is an American business magnate, investor, programmer, inventor and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and Co-founder of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company. He Co-founded Microsoft with Paul Allen. Bill Gates is consistently ranked in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2009 — excluding 2008, when he was ranked third. In 2011 he...

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