Why Gates is Funding Research into Anti-Microbial Surfaces

Why Gates is Funding Research into Anti-Microbial Surfaces
Finding better ways to keep latrines and toilets clean could save a lot of lives, which is why the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is backing research into self-cleaning antimicrobial coatings.
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Gates Foundation’s Pipeline is Flush with Grants for New Toilets

It’s fitting that Bill Gates would have an interest in finding a better approach to sanitation. In the early days of his native Seattle, residents lucky enough to have indoor plumbing were forced to deal with geyser-like overflows whenever a rising tide met the drainpipe that channeled the city’s sewage into the Puget Sound.

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