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Gates, China Collaborating On Cleaner, Safer Nuclear Reactor
2011-12-10 05:30:26

A Washington-based company, created and funded by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, will work with Chinese scientists to jointly develop a new, novel type of nuclear reactor, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to the Associated Press (AP), the reactor -- which Gates said would be "very low-cost, very safe and generate very little waste" during a discussion China's Ministry of Science and Technology -- will run on depleted uranium. UPI and BBC News report that the...

Image 1 - Scientists Making Strides In Sniffing Out TB Electronically
2011-11-08 12:43:38

Indian researchers said on Monday that they were close to developing an "electronic nose" that is capable of sniffing out tuberculosis on someone's breath. The device is a hand-held unit that is similar to a police breathalyzer used to detect blood alcohol levels. The "E-Nose" has sensors that pick up TB biomarkers in the breath droplets, resulting in an almost instantaneous and accurate diagnosis. "We hope to have a prototype ready for clinical testing by October 2013," lead...


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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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