5/12/2011 - Rearch in Oregon on primates shows promise of leading to a HIV vaccine for humans, Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland says. The OHSU Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute researchers tested their vaccine in rhesus macaque monkeys at the Oregon National Primate Research Center using a monkey form of HIV called Simian Immunodeficiency [...]
The Coca-Cola Company and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched a Project that will empower farmers in Uganda and Kenya as they sell their fruit for use in locally produced Coca-Cola juices
Liu Xiaobo, an irrepressible, chain-smoking Chinese dissident imprisoned last year for subversion, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for helping to spearhead a campaign for more freedom in China.
It is widely known that a large percentage of the civilized world is obese or well on their way to obesity. These people believe that their dilemma is a life sentence and that solutions are beyond their grasp until they discover the “gastric sleeve” surgical procedure!
In 1997, Geoffrey Canada founded Harlem Children’s Zone, a comprehensive system of programs and charter schools designed to help Harlem children succeed. Children enter the program as infants and graduate college-bound.
Bill Gates and Microsoft are backing a new movie called “Waiting for Superman,” Davis Guggenheim’s a documentary about how America’s education system is failing some of the nation’s neediest children. Guggenheim is best known for his Academy Awarding winning “An Inconvenient Truth.”
At TEDxChange later this month, Melinda Gates will be talking about some of the issues raised by the Millennium Development Goals. They can seem insurmountable, but they are not — which is why she is asking you for your help, via their TEDxChange photo campaign.
September marks Hunger Action Month and national nonprofit Feeding America is calling upon individuals and communities to get involved in the fight against domestic hunger.
To help achieve this, Feeding America has launched its 30 Ways in 30 Days campaign, calling on everyone to be a part of the solution to this national crisis.
Enclosed is a list of The Science Channel’s Greatest Discoveries in Medicine beginning with “Human Anatomy”, “Blood Circulation” and “Blood Groups and ending with, “Vaccination”, “Insulin”, and the “Human Retrovirus HIV”.