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Y Combinator for the world? How USAID lab plans to fight poverty

The goal of the U.S. Global Development Lab is nothing short of harnessing innovation to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030. Crave's Eric Mack asks USAID about the ambitious plan it likens to DARPA.

By April 3, 2014

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Apple's App Store travels to 32 more countries

The App Store is now available to customers across 155 different regions around the world.

By June 22, 2012

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Baby Bubbler could help ailing infants breathe

A portable device out of Rice University is aimed at helping children with acute respiratory infections breathe naturally as they recover.

By June 9, 2010

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U.N. summit's meltdown ignites new Internet Cold War

New geopolitical rift isn't east-west or north-south: it roughly tracks commitment to free expression. The U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, and their allies are now facing off against the likes of China, Russia, Libya, Nigeria, and dozens of other nations.

By December 17, 2012

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Solar Pebble could light the way for rural Africans

Plus Minus Design vies to replace unsustainable and dangerous lanterns in the homes of off-grid Africans with the Solar Pebble.

By April 6, 2010

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Could a simple salad spinner help save lives?

Two Rice University undergrads turn a simple salad spinner into a centrifuge that can be used to separate blood in settings without electricity to diagnose anemia on the cheap.

By May 4, 2010

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Fortified rice, fuel cells among Tech Award winners

Al Gore receives humanitarian honor at Tech Museum event that provides prizes to projects in the areas of environment, health, biosciences economic development, equality, and education.

By November 19, 2009