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This Hungarian astrophysicist is trying to fight malaria with curtains made of light: b-gat.es/1rS5AQt via @ozy pic.twitter.com/LvOhZ3EEnk
How many Africans live w/in reach of electricity but don’t have it? More than you might think: b-gat.es/1wEsksn pic.twitter.com/KLpLh7LmHm
Most poor farmers’ tools haven’t changed in ages. These 4 inventions are making a difference: b-gat.es/1wA8DRB pic.twitter.com/hJV2H5GBsc
Thanks! This Science Dad couldn't be prouder. MT @melindagates Happy birthday to @BillGates…Saturday morning “Science Dad.”
Cassava is the most interesting vegetable in the world. Six reasons it’s so fascinating: b-gat.es/1nD9ksD
Hear from young innovators and entrepreneurs taking on the world’s toughest challenges @SVPFastPitch 10/28 in Seattle b-gat.es/1wiA6ab
60 years ago, polio was putting everyone at risk. But people channeled their fears into a common purpose: b-gat.es/1sQIzQD
From FDR to children in Pakistan and Afghanistan, @TIME reflects on the fight to end polio: b-gat.es/1CYlXSJ pic.twitter.com/6g9qb2QyIG
Phenomenal. @PaulGAllen is committing $100 million to #TackleEbola. Here’s how you can help: b-gat.es/1ozlLX0 pic.twitter.com/bs8nDQcWCa
Fewer go hungry than ever—but malnutrition is still a problem in some countries: b-gat.es/1uGJKA7 via @guardian pic.twitter.com/iHySNoSriZ
At @Cornell they’re using genetics—but not genetic engineering—to improve crops: b-gat.es/1zl0UeK pic.twitter.com/UYKYyt3T2z
“It really is all about sex.” - A @Cornell University scientist on agriculture: b-gat.es/1t5igYH
My favorite part of visiting @Cornell? Learning about the love life of plants: b-gat.es/1x9ve6s pic.twitter.com/jwRsFLsjkp
You may not have heard of Adm. Ziemer or the program he runs. Both have made a huge impact on malaria. Great profile: b-gat.es/1FzgSSX
Life’s gotten remarkably better for the world’s poor. Explore this data playground to see how: b-gat.es/1sJd8Jm pic.twitter.com/5Qhf9AJogq
Great visualization b-gat.es/1w2PtCI. Shows #Ebola spreads slower, is more fatal than other diseases. pic.twitter.com/OBBg8C79TM
Income inequality is a big problem—and there’s more we can do to reduce it. My thoughts on Piketty’s Capital: b-gat.es/1wvzP2C
Vaccines can save as many as 6 million lives—but @ONECampaign needs your help to make it happen: b-gat.es/1v5cN4q
It sounds odd, but the world really needs better insect repellant. This scientist is trying to make one: b-gat.es/1CYkV94
Did you know the body initially limits the spread of HIV? Researchers are trying to use this to develop a vaccine: b-gat.es/1BX9cp4
When markets fail, philanthropy can step in. Lessons from 10 yrs of Grand Challenges: b-gat.es/1vPgA4Q pic.twitter.com/nprGeIzHro
Pat Brown makes fake meat. I’ve tasted it and it’s pretty convincing. You hardly notice the plant blood… b-gat.es/1CWqcya
.@narendramodi has India talking about toilets—and that’s a great thing. b-gat.es/1ujMrLG pic.twitter.com/RI0rxyxDUY
#Ebola is a short-term crisis with long-term implications. How I think it will play out: b-gat.es/1CHMnrw pic.twitter.com/Z6i3HrPYGI
“The best news you’ll see all day,” says @voxdotcom. I can’t argue. b-gat.es/1nHL4pw @UNICEF pic.twitter.com/QRAlgc8sBQ
“Avoiding excessive alarm is wise; avoiding excessive complacency, wiser still.” @SueDHellmann on Ebola in the US: b-gat.es/ZD3VHw
Why poor countries deserve cheap, reliable energy: Midtown Manhattan uses more than all of Kenya. pic.twitter.com/VpWIuZmDjJ
I let nerdfighter @realjohngreen take over my blog to talk about saving lives in Ethiopia: b-gat.es/1rEx6nW pic.twitter.com/0RNvysQ4TP
How can software help teachers adapt to the unique needs of students? Two great examples: @smart_sparrow & @acrobatiq b-gat.es/1Bz4TzX
I got to meet two bright students who came up with a promising invention: b-gat.es/1rFyrLs pic.twitter.com/UEUIuDImJX
No, it’s not a new contact lens...This #ImagineCup creation could be a real life saver: b-gat.es/1wRxBva pic.twitter.com/dL8fyQMeyg
There's a lot of green on this map–which is good–but still not enough. b-gat.es/1pqE3TZ #MDG pic.twitter.com/vUrBM5GcNG
This is a bright idea. A solar startup from the creators of #MPESA is catching on in #Africa: b-gat.es/1mKt6C9 via @gigaom
I love this GIF. Watch child mortality plummet around the world: b-gat.es/1CbcCXa pic.twitter.com/L0tTe6tbGl
“By ignoring gender inequalities, many development projects fail.” @melindagates explains: b-gat.es/1sm1HZw @sciencemagazine
How can we spark global progress? Watch @melindagates live at 2pm ET b-gat.es/1qnsLA3 #2030NOW
.@realjohngreen Happy to help reduce world suck! b-gat.es/ZCqWKo
How do shark attacks affect what we know about global poverty? Watch this great #TEDTalk: b-gat.es/1qKWBon pic.twitter.com/CFTh5ZAxot
This is a pivotal moment for India. Here's what @melindagates and I hope to learn on our visit this month: b-gat.es/1wE9rab
Countries that don’t engage women in the workforce lose up to 27% GDP per capita: b-gat.es/1uESlqz @CFR_org pic.twitter.com/sjMrAYfH8s
You won’t see this banana at the grocery, but it is critical to feeding the world’s poor: b-gat.es/YQiI18 @qz pic.twitter.com/3aBxhKzopb
Meeting with former NFL player Steve Gleason post-Ice Bucket opened my eyes to what life is like with #ALS: b-gat.es/1BGKI4Z
What does it take to climb out of the poverty trap? @realjohngreen and I talked about it in Ethiopia: b-gat.es/1p4FWFD
By fighting Ebola now, we can make sure it doesn't become endemic in W Africa. Join our CEO @SueDHellmann at #ebolachat at 9:30 am PT
Neat. A home design trend from the U.S. provides a cheap health solution in Rwanda: b-gat.es/1AqOZqQ via @NPR pic.twitter.com/sar1s4rhQK
The Vlogbrothers explain the Big Bang in this fast, fun video for @BigHistoryPro: b-gat.es/1Cnb79r
What does it take to get polio vaccines to rural Nigeria? These photos tell the story: b-gat.es/1x6SHtk @msnbc pic.twitter.com/5pMJ3rkf1g
How do we help 2.5 billion people escape poverty? Getting them banking services is a start: b-gat.es/Z5WcRI pic.twitter.com/fqwvrp5mRe