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Soft Science

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by Susana Díez

Posted on December 5, 2019

Soft Science

This is the history of how a teenager overcame the pressure she felt in her family to devote herself to science. His father wanted her to study hard science with more enthusiasm. He wanted his daughter to win the science fair. But Deirdre Bowen did not want to study the sciences proposed by her parents. She was not interested in dissecting frogs or investigating monkey's skulls…

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T-shirts made from Wood and Algae

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by Susana Díez

Posted on November 28, 2019

T-shirts made from Wood and Algae

The clothes industry is the second most contaminating only behind oil. Although some companies are trying to reduce their waste, great advances have not been achieved. Now, a little startup located in London has developed a system to make t-shirts that are completely recycled. They don't use the usual tissues, they have created a new one. The T-shirts are made of wood pulp and algae and at the end of their life, they can be composted or buried it…

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Gang leader helps children

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by Susana Díez

Posted on November 21, 2019

Gang leader helps children

Original Gangster United, a pathway to ending gang opposition, promoting peace, and saving young generations from senseless of violence. These former leaders are familiar with the problems young people face and can offer solutions. In the city of Dallas, OGU has been formed to eliminate violence from its streets. One of its founders, Antong Lucky never aspired to be part of a band or to end up in jail…

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Rescuing dolphins

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by Susana Díez

Posted on November 14, 2019

Rescuing dolphins

When it comes to rescue dolphins, we are willing to make any effort. What happened recently in Florida proves it. Volunteers in St. Petersburg, Florida, are being lauded for a job well done after helping a group of dolphins find their way out of a canal and back to their home in more open waters. With some frequency, dolphins have difficulty returning to the sea. It is not known exactly what is the reason for the loss of orientation…

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Toys help children to spark their imaginations

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by Susana Díez

Posted on November 6, 2019

Toys help children to spark their imaginations

Today, despite the invasion of digital devices, children still prefer classic toys. Toys are more than just fun and games for kids. Most toys provide at least some opportunity for children to learn. The best toy engages a chid's sense, spark their imaginations and encourage them to interact with others…

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Tabletop gardens for people in wheelchairs

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by Susana Díez

Posted on October 31, 2019

Tabletop gardens for people in wheelchairs

Terry Garret is the creator of gardens adapted for people with reduced mobility. The idea occurred to him when he saw how his brother had to leave the hobby that he liked the best. His illness forced him to move in a wheelchair and he had to give up gettings his hands on the ground. He also didn't have the physical strength to face the effort that gardening requires. They designed and built the first tabletop garden that was a resounding success…

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Fully rechargeable carbon dioxide battery

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by Susana Díez

Posted on October 24, 2019

Fully rechargeable carbon dioxide battery

The industry is interested in materials that have a high density. Lithium-carbon dioxide batteries can store up to seven times more energy than lithium-ion ones. The search for materials that are capable of storing as much information as possible, has developed exponentially in recent years. The fields for applications are very wide, for example, electric cars. At the University of Illinois at Chicago, they have managed to develop the first lithium-carbon dioxide battery…

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An oasis in the middle a desert

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by Susana Díez

Posted on October 17, 2019

An oasis in the middle a desert

Sometimes personal initiatives are more successful than government programs. In the mountainous northern regions of India, Anand Dhawaj Negi managed to create an oasis where there was nothing before. When he retired from his job he was able to devote himself to his passion.   The Department of Agriculture of India had declared an area of more than 1 million acres as uncultivable. But our protagonist decided to try on his own to change this situation…

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Good things still happen to good people

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by Susana Díez

Posted on October 10, 2019

Good things still happen to good people

There is a Youtuber who is dedicated to putting on his channel recording about the act of giving thousands of dollars to people he does not know. He has achieved his fame by showing how people react to these situations.   This history is another example that strengthens his idea “good things still happen to good people”.   Mr…

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Meditation and mindfulness for children in the school

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by Susana Díez

Posted on October 3, 2019

Meditation and mindfulness for children in the school

The new studies carried out by the government of the United Kingdom have allowed teaching Meditation in schools. It is a very important decision that will favour coexistence within the classroom. The complicated situations that sometimes occur may be due to students not knowing how to manage their emotions. The classes will be taught in 370 schools across the country…

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