Apr 4, 2013 — Less money is now coming from wealthy, industrialized nations and more is flowing from private foundations, corporations and even countries that only a few years ago were recipients themselves.
Aug 15, 2012 — During a festival this week at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, scientists from around the world showcased the latest toilet technologies. Bill Gates himself awarded top-performing commodes, including a solar-powered toilet and one that dehydrates waste within 24 hours.
Aug 10, 2012 — The Gates Foundation has granted engineers more than $3 million to develop cheap, high-tech toilets that don't need water or electricity. To test these supercommodes, the foundation has purchased 50 pounds of soybean paste that resembles human waste.
Jan 13, 2012 — The absence of a new polio case in India is a milestone in the decades-long effort to wipe the poliovirus from the face of the planet. Only a few years ago, India reported more polio cases than any other country in the world.
Jul 6, 2011 — The World Health Organization said it's possible to end deaths from malaria as soon as 2015. Now the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is out with a map that shows how it could be done.
Jan 25, 2010 — In our first hour, Bill Gates, and rebuilding Haiti. In our second hour, Hiroshima.