Finally a real and concrete hope for Alzheimer’s patients

Scientists found a gene that could help Alzheimer patients to live with the disease without suffering from its devastating symptoms. Medicines for patients have been available for years now but haven’t really make a difference in patients’ life. At an early stage, taking medicine can make a bit of difference but after a while drugs… Lire la suite Finally a real and concrete hope for Alzheimer’s patients

Natural wetland filters 198 million gallons of waste every day

In the East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW), in India, 750 million liters of human waste is treated every day through a process called bioremediation. Wastes are treated daily without using any chemicals, they support a fertile aquatic garden and protect the low-lying city from flooding. The “kidneys of Kolkata” are maintained by farmers and fisherman. Each… Lire la suite Natural wetland filters 198 million gallons of waste every day

From plastic waste to t-shirt

By incorporating ocean plastics into its products, Gant joins brands like G-Star Raw, Adidas and Stella McCartney. And while some may associate recycled textiles with synthetic-feeling performance gear, Gant’s cottony-soft shirts are proof that recycled materials don’t have to mean compromising on quality and comfort. The new shirts, part of its technical line of wickable and breathable shirts called Tech… Lire la suite From plastic waste to t-shirt

Knitting as soothing as yoga

Knitting is a solution against anxiety and improved health. The non-profit organization Knit For Peace in the UK has published findings on the benefits of knitting on the basis of extensive previous research, as well as theirs. Their results suggest that the activity is more than beneficial. The activity would be as soothing as yoga. The health benefits would be… Lire la suite Knitting as soothing as yoga

Thanks to robots! these job skills are in demand

The more we rely on AI and machine learning, the more work we need social scientists and humanities experts to do. The automation predicted by the thinkers of the last century is current, and the problem of employment arises in the face of the generalization of information and the automation of production systems. So it… Lire la suite Thanks to robots! these job skills are in demand

Public drinking fountains in London to fight plastic wastes

  The Mayor of London is committed to installing water fountains throughout the city. This initiative is already topical with a first set up at Kingly Court, Carnaby. The average Londoner gets through 175 bottles of water each year – that’s over a billion on a city level. Too many of these bottles end up… Lire la suite Public drinking fountains in London to fight plastic wastes

Five groundbreaking black innovators and todays entrepreneurs they inspired

The work of these black entrepreneurs has made the world a better place to live, working in an innovative new generation that is contributing to a better future. Here are some iconic black innovators, and the current black entrepreneurs they have influenced. Their revolutionary work impressed the black founders of today. Their work leads to a… Lire la suite Five groundbreaking black innovators and todays entrepreneurs they inspired