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10 hrs ago | BioSpace

GlaxoSmithKline Seeks Approval For First Ever Malaria Vaccination

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Charitable Organizations, Non-Profit

14 hrs ago | HeraldNet

12-member Oso mudslide commission announced

State and county leaders on Friday announced the make-up of a commission that will examine the emergency disaster response to the March 22 Oso mudslide that killed 43 people.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Landslide, US Governors, Jay Inslee, Charitable Organizations

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Participant Media Launches TakePart World, a Multi-Platform Series...

Participant Media unveiled today TakePart World, a year long, multi-platform series dedicated to global development and the innovators who are making a difference.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Charitable Organizations

CBS Local

Birth Control Microchip Under Development By Local Research Team

Local researchers are the forefront of what could be a birth control revolution.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Switched

Low Salaries Keep Many Teachers Out Of The Middle Class: Report

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.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, Bill Gates, Charitable Organizations

Dallas Morning News

06-22-12: A shared journey

Jannet Barrera is going to college. To Texas A&M University and the A&M Corps of Cadets, to be precise.

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Related Topix: Texas A&M University, Dallas, TX, Charitable Organizations, Texas, University of Texas at Austin, Opinion

Walta Information Centre

Dr. Tedros meets the Bill and Melinda Gates - Thursday, 24 July 2014 15:43

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 .

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The Daily Nexus

UC Regents Confirm New UCSF Chancellor

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.

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Reuters

Nigeria may have no polio cases next year, says Bill Gates

Nigeria could cut the number of polio cases to zero next year and be declared free of the disease in 2018 even though a national eradication campaign has had to contend with an insurgency in the north, Bill Gates told Reuters.

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Related Topix: Bill Gates, Charitable Organizations, Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Malaria, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Our World 2.0

Do Not GM My Food

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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, Charitable Organizations, Fruits, Genetics, Medicine, Activism

In-depth Africa

FG receives $82m loan from Japan to fight polio

The Federal Government has received 82 million dollars loan facility from the Japan International Corporation Agency to boost its polio eradication programme.

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Related Topix: Goodluck Jonathan, Charitable Organizations, Nigeria, World News, Africa, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Progressive Farmer

USDA Names Research Foundation Board Members

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.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Tom Vilsack, Non-Profit, Charitable Organizations

Wireless Design & Development

Why This Remote-Controlled Birth Control Will Be the Next Big Thing

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.

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Related Topix: Birth Control, Medicine, Health, Bill Gates, Charitable Organizations

Chemistry World

Bubble wrap could send lab costs packing

A colour-based test for nitrite in drinking water and haemoglobin was developed using bubble wrap US researchers have exploded the assumption that modern science demands expensive precision labware by turning bubble wrap into versatile vessels for substances ranging from sulfuric acid to urine .

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Charitable Organizations

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New York Daily News

Circumcised African men less likely to engage in risky sex: study

Young African men who are circumcised are less likely to engage in sexual behavior that ups their chances of catching HIV.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, University of Illinois Chicago, Charitable Organizations

University Business

A more nuanced Bill Gates

It is ironic, says Bill Gates, that academic institutions are so good at studying the world around them but not themselves.

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Related Topix: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Startups, Charitable Organizations

Mon Jul 21, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Learner-Centric Education.

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.

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Walta Information Centre

Gates to receive honorary degree from AAU - Monday, 21 July 2014 07:30

The Addis Ababa University said on Saturday that it will provide an honorary doctorate degree to Bill Gates, the founder and owner of Microsoft.

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Related Topix: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Startups, World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Charitable Organizations

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Inter Press Service

Do Not GM My Food

Two cases have received world-wide attention: one is a project to genetically modify bananas, the other is an international bull genome project.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition, Charitable Organizations, Fruits, Genetics, Medicine, Activism

The Motley Fool

Is a Private Foundation the Best Way to Give?

As a charitable donor, or philanthropist, you have a number of structures and vehicles available to use.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Non-Profit, Life, Charity

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