The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation had no Ebola program when last year's crisis broke out in West Africa. CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann explains how the foundation innovated on the fly to help fight the disease.
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Here at Big Think, we're big fans of believing in the existence of parallel universes. Our resident expert Dr. Michio Kaku even explains how to escape into one. But what's the science behind parallel universes? MinutePhysics explains: