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When his son was married in the coastal state of Goa last year, Indian billionaire Gautam Adani’s guest list included the richest man in the country and many a chief executive and top banker and bureaucrat.
He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements. At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks.
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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is on a mission to improve human sanitation, particularly in areas of the world that don't have a reliable water supply. Much of that effort is about reinventing toilet
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