Posts published on: July 2018

The cave rescue of Thailand and its heroes

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 13, 2018


The cave rescue of Thailand and its heroes

Rescue in Thai caves: Monk's training was important for the trainer to keep the cave boys alive, says the Buddhist abbot. Twelve children and their coach entered a cave in Thailand. The children and their monitor, all members of a local football team, went to visit the cave, a well-known tourist attraction in the area, on June 23. A strong storm flooded several parts of the cave and the group was trapped. British divers located them after nine days. It took 17 days to rescue them

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Versius: the robot that performs better surgeons in less time

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by Marina Morgó

Posted on July 13, 2018


Versius: the robot that performs better surgeons in less time

Trainee surgeons usually require more than 60 hours of practice. But this is going to be over in the future, thanks to robots and CMR (Cambridge Medical Robotics). Versius is the world’s smallest surgical robot, which could be used in NHS operating theatres for the first time later this year if approved for clinical use

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Recycled Park: a park made with recycled plastics in the Netherlands

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 16, 2018


 Recycled Park: a park made with recycled plastics in the Netherlands

Recycled Park The Dutch city of Rotterdam opens the first recycled park in Europe. It is a floating platform made with plastics collected from the sea water and created by the Dutch architect Ramon Knoester. "Recycled Park" is the first floating park made with recycled plastics from Europe. The idea came to the structural engineer of the company Whim Architecture several years ago, "moved by concern about the number of kilos of plastic floating in the sea and rivers"

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First 3D color radiograph

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by Marina Morgó

Posted on July 16, 2018


First 3D color radiograph

Scientist of New Zeland carried out the entire first 3D color radiograph on a human, using a technique that promises to improve the field.Colored X-rays work like cameras because they have shutters that, when open, detect different particles that hit their pixels

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The revolution of women in Iran: they risk their lives and protest by dancing.

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 17, 2018


The revolution of women in Iran: they risk their lives and protest by dancing.

In Iran it is forbidden to dance since 1979: since then, groups of women have organized to give and receive clandestine dance classes. Now the protest has gone more and they are recorded, without a veil, dancing in the streets. Dancing is a revolution. Dancing is a challenge to the system: it makes the citizen recover the conception of his own body, frightens fears, dancing makes you free. That is why Iran forbade it in 1979, with the Iranian Revolution

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Remembering Nelson Mandela

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 18, 2018


Remembering Nelson Mandela

The legacy of the South African political leader and Nobel Peace Prize remains as an example of the struggle for equality, democracy and human rights

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Increases the population of mountain gorillas to more than 1000 specimens

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 19, 2018


Increases the population of mountain gorillas to more than 1000 specimens

This summer there has been good news about the increase in the population of mountain gorillas worldwide. The conservation efforts that are being made in Virunga, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are giving results, getting its population has increased to exceed a thousand copies. The wild population of mountain gorillas is currently estimated at 1,004 individuals, adding that population of Virunga to that of the Bwindi National Park in Uganda

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They give free music lessons to homeless people so they can make a living playing on the street.

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 20, 2018


They give free music lessons to homeless people so they can make a living playing on the street.

Homeless people in the UK can receive free music and dance classes so that it becomes an alternative to earn some money. Bark.com offers the opportunity to nominate homeless people to learn a new skill that generates income

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Record: installed in Chihuahua 18,990 solar panels in a day!

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 23, 2018


Record: installed in Chihuahua 18,990 solar panels in a day!

"Mexico achieved a new world record: The largest number of solar panels installed in a single day," the WEF described in the video it posted on its social networks.   He adds that "they are building one of the largest solar parks in Latin America," while exhibiting images of the Italian company Enel Green Power.   This solar park "measures what 2 thousand 200 football fields" and "will eventually have more than 2 million solar panels" that seek the sun as if they were sunflowers, t…

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Greenpeace discovered new marine ecosystems in Antarctica

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 24, 2018


Greenpeace discovered new marine ecosystems in Antarctica

The intention of Greenpeace is to create a sanctuary of 1.8 million square kilometres, giving rise to "the largest protected area in the world".   The environmental organization Greenpeace discovered new marine ecosystems in Antarctica that are in very vulnerable conditions, so it is necessary to "protect them" according to a group of scientific specialists.   The ecosystems are found in the Antarctic Passage and the Gerlache Strait, along with the Antarctic Peninsula, and Greenpea…

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The course on happiness that triumphs at Yale University

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 25, 2018


The course on happiness that triumphs at Yale University

'Psychology and the good life' has become the most popular class in history at the prestigious Yale University, USA. One in four students, 1,200 people in total, looks for the keys to be happy through this subject. The secret of happiness is a mystery that has remained hidden throughout the history of mankind

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Grandparents' Day: Google pays tribute to them with their doodle.

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 26, 2018


Grandparents' Day: Google pays tribute to them with their doodle.

On 26th July, the "Grandfather's Day" is celebrated in many countries. The celebration has religious motives. The Catholic Church commemorates San Joaquín and Santa Ana, parents of the Virgin Mary, and grandparents of Jesus. Therefore, today, Google pays tribute to these special people such as grandparents with their Doodle.Grandparents are that kind of people who love you above all things, and who are there to help you when you need it

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Prepare to observe the total longer eclipse of the century Moon

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 27, 2018


Prepare to observe the total longer eclipse of the century Moon

BLOOD MOON Tonight, Friday July 27th, when the moon comes out we will see a reddish color, is what is known as "Blood Moon", because our satellite crosses the shadow cast by the Earth, resulting in a total eclipse of the Moon. It will also be the longest of the 21st century, with a duration of 103 minutes in its entirety

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India promotes the subject of Happiness in schools thanks to the Dalai Lama

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 30, 2018


India promotes the subject of Happiness in schools thanks to the Dalai Lama

In the schools of New Delhi, 45 minutes will be devoted to games, meditation and debates around this concept. The Dalai Lama presented the "curriculum of happiness", a subject for schools in New Delhi (India) that aims to bring the search for joy to the classroom and make young people develop skills such as empathy or self-awareness. The new discipline, which will not have exams or notes, will incorporate into the school day 45 minutes of games, reflections, meditation and group discussions ab…

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In Amsterdam they make shoes with recycled gum from the street

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 31, 2018


In Amsterdam they make shoes with recycled gum from the street

It is a very difficult and costly waste to dispose of, but Gumbudy seems to have found the solution. Chewing gums end up on the floor as often as cigarette butts. Both highly polluting, are waste of difficult and expensive elimination

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