Quantcast

Latest Melinda Gates Foundation Stories

2014-08-18 23:09:56

Education Elements, an organization which unlocks the potential of any teacher to personalize learning for every student, will partner with Riverside Unified School District in California to implement personalized learning at five schools as part of a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Education Elements, an organization which unlocks the potential of any teacher to personalize learning for every student, today announced a partnership with...

2014-06-25 12:30:29

"Trojan cows": Agenor Mafra-Neto of ISCA Technologies develops human-scented cow cologne to fight malaria mosquitoes RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ISCA Technologies announced today that Agenor Mafra-Neto's ground breaking research on the development of a human-scented Trojan cow technology has been awarded a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Grand Challenges Explorations grant. Dr. Mafra-Neto's team is developing an inexpensive, long lasting, 'cologne'...

2014-06-04 08:31:15

ST LOUIS, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Phillip I. Tarr MD, director of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the School of Medicine and St. Louis Children's Hospital, in collaboration with MediBeacon LLC, will pursue an innovative global health and development...

2014-05-16 08:25:52

CAMBRIDGE, England, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Series B Financing includes the Wellcome Trust and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Kymab, a monoclonal antibody biopharmaceutical company, announced today it has successfully raised US$40 million in a Series B financing. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation joins existing investor, the Wellcome Trust, each investing US$20 million. The funds will enable Kymab to maximise the potential of its Kymouse(TM)...

2014-04-23 16:29:39

STAND trial will test the first regimen designed to significantly shorten and simplify the treatment of drug-sensitive and drug-resistant TB SEATTLE, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on positive results from earlier clinical studies, TB Alliance is advancing the first-ever drug regimen designed to treat both drug-sensitive and some forms of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB) to a global Phase 3 clinical trial. The announcement by Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill...

2014-03-26 12:23:19

The off-the-grid toilet aims to provide safe sanitation to rural India KOHLER, Wis., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with World Water Day, Kohler Co. and Caltech embrace the next milestone of a more than two-year collaborative journey in the development of a photovoltaic toilet as part of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge, hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This next stage of the project takes the team and its two toilet units from Pasadena, California...

2014-03-25 08:29:42

gravitytank's human-centered design takes top honors in 'Records for Life Contest' sponsored by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CHICAGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In developing countries, widespread vaccination against disease is a major public health problem. According to The Bill & Melinda Gates foundation an estimated 1.5 million children die each year from vaccine-preventable diseases like diarrhea and pneumonia. The challenges facing immunization in the developing world are...

2014-02-25 08:28:43

Teachers Want Their Voices Heard and Offer Direction on Student Success, Common Core Implementation, Teacher Evaluation and Parental Support NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today released results from the comprehensive survey Primary Sources: America's Teachers on Teaching in an Era of Change. More than 20,000 teachers in all 50 states participated in this research, revealing teachers' views on the rewards...

2014-02-06 12:24:54

SELECTED PROJECTS TO RECEIVE UP TO $100,000 FROM THE CANNES CHIMERA INITIATIVE FOUNDED BY THE CANNES LIONS AND THE BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The selection process of the third Cannes Chimera global communications challenge, set by the Cannes Chimera Initiative, has now concluded with eight different projects from diverse countries around the world chosen to each receive a prize of up to US$100,000. In 2013, 900 ideas from 79 countries were...

2014-01-31 16:23:56

SILVERTHORNE, Colo., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keystone Symposia, in collaboration with MESA (Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance), is convening its first conference in Mexico - on "The Science of Malaria Eradication" at the Fiesta Americana Hotel in Merida, Yucatan. The four-day conference begins Sunday evening, February 2, 2014 and is part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has also funded...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
Related