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The British pharmaceutical manufacturer has spent 30 years and more than $350 million on the development of an effective vaccine, with a majority of the funds contributed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Participant Media unveiled today TakePart World, a year long, multi-platform series dedicated to global development and the innovators who are making a difference.
Local researchers are the forefront of what could be a birth control revolution.
Teachers' starting salaries may be nothing to brag about, but a big problem lies in the fact that these salaries barely grow over time, says a new report.
Jannet Barrera is going to college. To Texas A&M University and the A&M Corps of Cadets, to be precise.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Tedros Adhanom met Bill and Melinda Gates, the founders of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and owners of Microsoft Company, on Thursday .
During last Thursday's University of California Board of Regents meeting at the UC San Francisco Mission Bay Community Center, the Board unanimously confirmed the appointment of UCSF School of Medicine Dean Sam Hawgood as the campus's tenth chancellor.
Attempts to genetically modify food staples, such as crops and cattle, to increase their nutritional value and overall performance have prompted world-wide criticism by environmental, nutritionists and agriculture experts, who say that protecting and fomenting biodiversity is a far better solution to hunger and malnutrition.
The Federal Government has received 82 million dollars loan facility from the Japan International Corporation Agency to boost its polio eradication programme.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has selected the 15-member board for the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research that will be tasked with leveraging funds to better expand research on agricultural priorities both nationally and internationally.
In the midst of the Hobby Lobby court case decision and other conversations about birth control, there has been an announcement about an advancement in contraceptive technology.
Young African men who are circumcised are less likely to engage in sexual behavior that ups their chances of catching HIV.
Just as we have come to understand the value of being customer-centric and employee-centric, educational professionals have finally come to understand the value of being student-centric, or perhaps a better way to express the concept is learner-centric.
Two cases have received world-wide attention: one is a project to genetically modify bananas, the other is an international bull genome project.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 06:05 pm
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