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Bill & Melinda Gates Want Someone To Build Better Toilet The New York Times

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"The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has begun a 'Reinvent the Toilet' competition and awarded $3 million to researchers at eight universities, challenging them to use recent technology to create mo




 

 

"The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has begun a 'Reinvent the Toilet' competition and awarded $3 million to researchers at eight universities, challenging them to use recent technology to create models that needn’t be connected to sewers, or to water and electricity lines, and that cost less than pennies per person a day to use. Later prizes will include financing for one or more winning prototypes to be tested and produced commercially..."

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