Bill Gates had the audience buzzing yesterday as he released a jar of mosquitoes at the TED2009 conference in California during a presentation on eradicating malaria, reports MSNBC. The bugs were not carrying the disease. "Not only poor people should experience this," Gates explained, according to a witness who Twittered the news. Gates' foundation is contributing $170 million to develop a vaccine to fight the disease that infects some 500 million people a year, and kills 100 million.
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