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'Clone by phone' makes for faster vaccine preparation

Video game-inspired restaurant lets you eat brains and drink vaccines

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Continuing the gamer geek theme from my post about the Nintendo belt buckle, it seems that Capcom has raised the bar. The Japanese video game company has launched the Capcom Bar in Tokyo, including gaming-inspired food and gaming kiosks…in case you have a few minutes to spare between courses. On...
Video game-inspired restaurant lets you eat brains and drink vaccines

Charlie Rose interviews 'Bill Gates 2.0' on 60 Minutes: the man after Microsoft

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Last night's 60 Minutes gave a solid block of screen time to Microsoft founder Bill Gates, with a focus on his efforts to tackle preventable diseases through the Gates Foundation. The show looked at how the Foundation is using the ethos of a technology company to meet humanitarian challenges,...
Charlie Rose interviews 'Bill Gates 2.0' on 60 Minutes: the man after Microsoft
Early treatment sometimes lets the body keep HIV in check

Nathan Myhrvold is completely fine with failure and thinks you should be, too

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Intellectual Ventures CEO Nathan Myhrvold speaks at Thursday’s Social Innovation Fast Pitch. You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take. Sure, it’s one of the more overused cliches in the English language. Yet it still holds true in the tech industry, and that’s what Intellectual Ventures CEO Nathan...
Nathan Myhrvold is completely fine with failure and thinks you should be, too

Interview: Bill Gates Talks About Tech Innovations for Vaccines Ahead of Global Confab

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Earlier today, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates discussed technological innovations for vaccines, ahead of a Global Vaccine Summit being held next week in Abu Dhabi. Set during World Immunization Week, 300 people — including Gates, who is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, who will be delivering a...
Interview: Bill Gates Talks About Tech Innovations for Vaccines Ahead of Global Confab

A feisty Nathan Myhrvold defends his quest for 'Global Good'

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Nathan Myhrvold The scientists and researchers working for Intellectual Ventures have come up with lots of wild ideas over the years. Some of them have the potential to help the world, ranging from zapping mosquitoes to keeping vaccines refrigerated for long periods of time. And now Nathan Myhrvold, the former...
A feisty Nathan Myhrvold defends his quest for 'Global Good'

Apple iPad and Google Buzz: Harsh Reality of Innovation

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Nothing like putting your heart and soul in an innovation, and then getting this: Man, tough audience. But very much in keeping with some the best advice on innovation. Which is, you can’t have innovation without some failure along the way. It’s inevitable. That advice is both true, and glib....
Apple iPad and Google Buzz: Harsh Reality of Innovation
Startups | These Aren't Your Little Brother's Drones -- Or Big Brother's Either
For the greater good? The ethical dilemma of Henrietta Lacks' genes

72 Is the New 30 Claim Scientists After Watching 'Off Their Rockers'

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Some 30 year olds. (Photo: Xfinity) According to a new study on longevity, 72 is the new 30, so shut up about your quarter-life crisis. The Financial Times broke down the study, which examined men from Sweden and Japan, two countries with very high life expectancy rates. The scientists found that...
72 Is the New 30 Claim Scientists After Watching 'Off Their Rockers'

DailyDirt: Sketchy Meats For Sale

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A lot of vegetarians were likely inspired by The Jungle (the novel about the meat packing industry), but a lot has changed in the field of meat since the early 1900s. However, transparency about how animals are treated before they're served onto dinner plates could perhaps use a little more...
DailyDirt: Sketchy Meats For Sale
The long struggle: vaccines versus malaria
Viruses used in vaccines can recombine--and get virulent

WTF is this doing in the science section? The zoology of comment | David Steele

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I've counted seven species of online commenter. Please leave further suggestions or vent your spleen belowThis is the most ludicrous, supposedly science article I have ever read on this so-called subject. This article is hilarious and raises interesting points. Regarding the first point, at least he got one thing right....
WTF is this doing in the science section? The zoology of comment | David Steele
Widespread vaccine exemptions are messing with herd immunity

Crowdsourcing reveals life-saving potential in global health research

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Technology is allowing partners who previously worked independently to collaborate to combat neglected diseasesA growing trend in collaborative health research is creating potentially life-saving global partnerships between pharmaceutical companies, academic researchers, disease advocates and even the general public, who are drawn into the world of science through crowdsourcing.Dwindling money for...
Crowdsourcing reveals life-saving potential in global health research

Giardia Bug Made to Show All Disguises to Make New Vaccines

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Giardia Bug Made to Show All Disguises to Make New Vaccines

Self-boosting vaccine could give single-shot immunity

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Relatives of this herpes virus might some day be used to combat disease. CDC Vaccines are one of the most successful public health interventions we've developed—a simple injection can lead to a life-long immunity to disease-causing agents. But not every vaccine is so successful; for a number of agents,...
Self-boosting vaccine could give single-shot immunity
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Herd immunity: cow virus successfully targeted for extinction
Simpler HIV-fighting antibodies could assist vaccine designers
Killer cure: why is the US creating new viruses, and stockpiling the vaccines?
Just 6 years later, HPV vaccine may already provide herd immunity
Engineering mosquitos to reject malaria

Bill Gates: how GDP understates economic growth

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GDP may be an inaccurate indicator in sub-Saharan Africa, which is a concern for those who want to use statistics to help the world's poorest peopleEven in good financial times, development aid budgets are hardly overflowing. Government leaders and donors must make hard decisions about where to focus their limited...
Bill Gates: how GDP understates economic growth

A Human-Powered Refrigeration System To Save Lives In Developing Countries

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It's not easy to store temperature-sensitive vaccines in places that don't have reliable electricity. One college student has figured out a solution....
A Human-Powered Refrigeration System To Save Lives In Developing Countries

"Bill Gates talks about vaccines to reduce population’" by F. William Engdahl. FSO Editorial 03/04/2010

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"Bill Gates talks about vaccines to reduce population’" by F. William Engdahl. FSO Editorial 03/04/2010
Supercomputer-powered HIV research brings new hope for more effective vaccines

Bill Gates Will Not Give You One Million Dollars

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In advance of his Ask Me Anything on Reddit, the Microsoft billionaire pre-emptively answered some questions. So how predictable can Reddit's users be these days? In advance of his turn at Reddit's Ask Me Anything Microsoft founder Bill Gates put out a video with some of the questions he...
Bill Gates Will Not Give You One Million Dollars
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