Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen donates $100 million to advance the field of bioscience. The billionaire philanthropist aims to provide scientists with resources to reach their full potential.
Life March 24, 2016
Marine conservationist Paul Allen's yacht, Tatoosh, slammed into and destroyed a coral reef in Cayman Islands. The incident caused destruction of about 80 percent of the reef in the protected area.
Earth/Environment January 29, 2016
Numerous treatments for Alzheimer's disease have been developed yet the disease continues to debilitate many people all around the world. The Paul Allen Foundation awarded five research teams with $7 million worth of funds to further investigate about the disease, with focus on its biological cause.
Life July 15, 2015
The software giant hits the Big 40, and founder Bill Gates says the goal ahead is to make technology accessible on a global front. It's a bold idea, he says, but then again, so was the creation of Microsoft.
Business April 4, 2015
Wreck of one of the largest warships ever built discovered near the Philippines after an 8-year search. Sunk in 1944, the battleship Musashi lies in 3,200 feet of water.
March 4, 2015
Billionaire Paul Allen's foundation donated $9 million for U.S. efforts in fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation has earlier donated another $2.8 million for the outbreak through the American Red Cross and provided funding for a research on Ebola vaccine.
Life September 15, 2014