Gates Foundation Awards Notre Dame $23m

(CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Northwest Indiana Catholic) (Dec. 10, 2012)

As reported by Reuters, it was good news last week for Notre Dame:

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded $23 million for research being led by University of Notre Dame biologists to prevent malaria and dengue fever, the school said.

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The five-year project by biologists Neil Lobo and Nicole Achee aims to show the effectiveness of a new method of mosquito control, called spatial repellency, in quelling the illnesses, the university said in a statement this week.

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