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Bill Gates
Here’s why Africa leads the world in sending, spending, and saving money via mobile phone:
Making an HIV vaccine is especially hard—but not impossible, as this paper explains:
This #Seattle-based photographer is documenting where food—everyone’s food-- comes from:
In my late twenties I went vegetarian. But it didn’t stick. Here’s why: #TBT
I love hamburgers, but I had no idea how much blood I ingest along with them:
A quarter of all ice-free land in the world is used for grazing livestock:
Great leadership by the UK. This historic aid commitment will save the lives of millions:
As people earn more, they want to eat more meat. But what if eating meat wrecks the planet?
The African CDC could be a game-changer for preventing, detecting & treating outbreaks:
Interesting research. A new cure for tuberculosis could be wrapped up in a 200-year-old mummy:
“The Great Stink” paved the way for London’s modern sewerage system:
As cool as the mid-20th century looks on #MadMen, life is way better today:
Can an innovative light bulb help fight malaria?
A new way to measure health: not just what we die of, but what makes us sick.
This is great. A wedding dress maker is helping to create a better Ebola suit:
Economic growth doesn’t always improve well-being. @MichaelEPorter on 2015 @socprogress:
Computer worms use 2 routes to infect as many computers as possible. HIV might do the same:
If I had been born in Ghana, my life expectancy would be 7 years shorter:
In 2011, an engineering student wanted to help save lives. So he built the Excrevator:
These pictures aren't just pretty. They can help us predict how an epidemic will spread:
.@melindagates explains how cell phones are helping women ascend from poverty:
This is how deadly a really bad flu epidemic could be. Here's how we prevent it:
Is the Ebola crisis actually an example of Africa’s progress? @HansRosling explores:
This bean could help feed millions in the developing world, even as temperatures rise:
"On Immunity" is a great book that is not out to demonize anyone who holds opposing views: