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Bill Gates Is Offering $100K To Whoever Can Make A ‘Next Generation’ Condom

Posted By Adan On March 24, 2013 @ 10:49 am In Global Crisis,Old Infowars Posts Style,Tile | Comments Disabled

Alex Fitzpatrick
Mashable
March 24, 2013

Condoms are recognized and used by an estimated 750 million people across the world and reduce both unwanted pregnancy and the spread of sexually-transmitted infections. However, unlike most other technologies, they haven’t changed much in the last half-century. So isn’t it about time for something new?

Yes, says the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which is offering $100,000 of initial funding with up to $1 million of possible continued funding to whoever designs the “next generation of condoms.” What might such a futuristic prophylactic look like?

“The primary drawback from the male perspective is that condoms decrease pleasure as compared to no condom,” says the Foundation’s description of the challenge. So a “next-generation” condom would, perhaps, find some way to increase sensation as to get men to wear them more often — purely in the name of global health, of course.

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