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children's health

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Bill Gates explains how studying dinosaurs can save children's lives

Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder says research by his friend Nathan Myhrvold has shown that studying dinosaur bones gives insights into the fight against malnutrition.

By March 3, 2015

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ARM and Unicef team up on wearables for the developing world

The organizations kick off a multiyear partnership by announcing a design contest to create potentially life-saving wearable devices.

By May 19, 2015

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'Sinister' and 'Orwellian': BioBeats founder warns of the dark side of wearables and biometrics

The man behind the heartbeat-reading startup has warned of the potential abuses of the new technology.

By May 13, 2015

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3D-printed model heart helps doctors save a little girl's life

In desperate need to fix a young girl's heart, a team of cardiovascular surgeons at Miami Children's Hospital tap 3D-printing to help make the operation a success.

By January 15, 2015

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Chewbacca and R2-D2 send a message from the 'Star Wars' set

The cast and crew of "Star Wars: Force Awakens" makes a special video thanking fans for raising money for UNICEF. Even Wookiees and droids appreciate the gesture.

By January 8, 2015

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Bill and Melinda Gates take a $1 million stand for gun control

The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.

By August 27, 2014

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Vexed in the city: The 'sharing' economy's hidden toll on San Francisco

Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the ground

By August 20, 2014

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: The big giver

Q&A: Not your typical 6-foot, 5-inch multibillionaire, Benioff is urging his tech brethren to follow his philanthropic example and give more to their communities.

By July 26, 2014

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Watch 'Doctor Who' cosplayer zipline off a bridge

British "Doctor Who" fan dons Tom Baker's iconic long scarf to jump off the Tyne Bridge to raise money for a children's charity.

By May 11, 2014

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"Smart Diaper" with QR code may track tots' urinary health

New disposable diapers making a run on Indiegogo test a baby's pee to track urinary tract infections, dehydration, or kidney woes.

By July 11, 2013