Will $100K from Bill Gates help to create a super condom for the future? That's the hope. But where could the condom possibly go from here? Laci looks at some of the wild ideas scientists are developing right now.
"Develop the Next Generation of Condom"
"We are looking for a Next Generation Condom that significantly preserves or enhances pleasure, in order to improve uptake and regular use."
"Reinventing The Condom"
"Quite simply, condoms save lives. But if condoms are so marvelous, why are we seeking ideas for the Next Generation of Condoms in our current Round of Grand Challenges Explorations?"
"Finally, the Bacon Condom Has Arrived"
"More than most other products, condoms seem to arouse people's creative ingenuity."
"NEW GENERATION OF CONDOMS COMING"
A Durban-based company will take up the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's challenge to design a 'next generation condom'."
"Drug-Eluting Fibers for HIV-1 Inhibition and Contraception"
"Multipurpose prevention technologies (MPTs) that simultaneously prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unintended pregnancy are a global health priority."
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