Bill Gates Dedicates New Building At Cornell University Gates Hall will provide a base for 60 faculty members, as well as nearly 500 undergraduate and 350 graduate students.
Bill Gates-Backed 'Super Bananas' Begin Human TrialsGenetically engineered super bananas are scheduled to begin human trials in the U.S. with the aim of soon sending the vitamin A-enriched and Bill Gates-backed fruits to improve the health of millions of Africans.
Bill Gates Gives $100G To Dozens Of Scientists To Develop Next-Generation CondomIndian scientist is working on extremely thin and biodegradable condoms.
Gates: My Children Won't Be Left BillionsBill Gates’ kids will have to settle just being millionaires instead of billionaires.
CEO Jeff Raikes Retiring From Gates FoundationBill and Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Jeff Raikes announced Tuesday he's stepping down.
University Of Washington Researchers Develop Dissolving CondomA new, discreet condom has been developed that prevents pregnancy and protects against sexually transmitted diseases by dissolving inside of the body and releasing preventative drugs after use.
Bill Gates Gives $500K To Gay Marriage CauseBill and Melinda Gates have donated $500,000 to the campaign to uphold the state's gay marriage law.
'Doo Doo' into Electricity? Bill Gates Putting Scientists to the ChallengeThese aren't your typical loos. One uses microwave energy to transform human waste into electricity. Another captures urine and uses it for flushing. And still another turns excrement into charcoal.
Gates Foundation's Competition May Have Handle on Reinvented ToiletThese aren't your typical loos. One uses microwave energy to transform human waste into electricity. Another captures urine and uses it for flushing. And still another turns excrement into charcoal. They are part of a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation competition to reinvent the toilet for the 2.6 billion people around the world who don't have access to modern sanitation.
University of Washington Study Reveals Malaria Death TollA new study from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington says approximately 1.2 million humans die each year from malaria, a much higher figure than the previously estimated 600,000.
Gates Foundation Visitor Center To Open February 4People are already joking it's a good thing the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation isn't charging admission for its new visitor center, which showcases Bill Gates' multibillion-dollar philanthropy, not his computers. But most people don't know what to expect from the glass-clad public space in front of the new headquarters of the world's largest charitable foundation. It opens Saturday, February 4.