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Nov 13, 2017

11/13/2017: Bill Gates wants to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s

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(U.S. Edition) Carbon emissions are up 2 percent this year, heading to a record high, according to a report from the Global Carbon Project. We'll look at some of the reasons for this increase, and where the U.S. stands on climate change. Afterwards, we'll chat with Bill Gates about his efforts to help find a cure for Alzheimer's disease. The Microsoft founder and philanthropist is investing $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund.

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Bill Gates says big data can help solve the Alzheimer's puzzle

Nov 13, 2017
The disease affects over 5 million Americans and has no cure.
Bill Gates is trying to help find a cure for Alzheimer's disease.
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France is using drones to catch dangerous drivers

Nov 13, 2017
Bordeaux-area police have issued hundreds of fines since the summer.
The spy in the sky.
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(U.S. Edition) Carbon emissions are up 2 percent this year, heading to a record high, according to a report from the Global Carbon Project. We’ll look at some of the reasons for this increase, and where the U.S. stands on climate change. Afterwards, we’ll chat with Bill Gates about his efforts to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. The Microsoft founder and philanthropist is investing $50 million in the Dementia Discovery Fund.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC