Aylin Zafar

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Gates Foundation: Funding the Toilets of the Future

The flush toilet, which has existed in essentially the same form since 1775, is long due for an update. A year ago, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded $4,000,000 in grants to eight universities to create a safe, efficient, near-waterless toilet — one that costs less than five cents per user per day. This week in Seattle, the …