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You have many options for doing sports at home

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by Esteban Tejedor

Posted on April 25, 2020

You have many options for doing sports at home

Are you wondering how you can keep fit without leaving your home? Have you been granted the gift of time? Here is a small selection of YouTube channels to exercise, so you can make use of that time for a healthy purpose!   Popsugar Fitness A body and mental training channel that stands out for its varied training routines, as well as weekly training plans and health tips…

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A vaccine / treatment is closer and closer

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by Esteban Tejedor

Posted on April 6, 2020

A vaccine /  treatment is closer and closer

These days of uncertainty, and in spite of the plenty of fake news that is out there, we are receiving messages from different sources that invite optimism. The "race" to find a medicine to control the pandemic that is causing the coronavirus has a number of participants…

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Successfully test coronavirus vaccine in mice

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by Esteban Tejedor

Posted on March 14, 2020

Successfully test coronavirus vaccine in mice

Laboratories around the world collaborate and work against the clock to develop a vaccine against the new coronavirus. Now, after successfully testing it in mice, a team of researchers from Imperial College London (UK) believes they are close to being able to develop a vaccine against coronavirus disease. The group led by the expert in Mucosal infections and immunology Robin Shattock is currently working with colleagues in Paris to test the antidote in monkeys, so if the results are positive, …

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The first solar plant in Kenya that converts ocean water into free drinking water

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by Esteban Tejedor

Posted on February 17, 2020

The first solar plant in Kenya that converts ocean water into free drinking water

Yes, a solar plant that is capable of converting salt water into drinking water. The system, built by The GivePower company, is capable of generating potable water for 35,000 inhabitants without negative effects on the environment, since basically water and a clean and renewable source of energy are used without generating toxic substances or waste. Most current water purification systems are expensive because they consume a lot of energy…

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A new approach to treat Alzheimer using sound and light to trigger brain waves

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by Esteban Tejedor

Posted on February 9, 2020

A new approach to treat Alzheimer using sound and light to trigger brain waves

By applying sound and light at the same frequency, the cognitive function can be improved, and also helps remove plaque displaying symptoms of the disease. The treatment has at the moment been used in mice and now is intended to be tested in humans. The practical applications of the method seem limited though, as the effect is limited to visual parts of the brain, bypassing important zones that are key in memory formation and retrieval…

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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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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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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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Ice cream from special hands

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by Ezgi Yılmaz

Posted on August 29, 2019

Ice cream from special hands

An ice cream shop in Dallas, Texas, had a special and precious idea which was "to employ people who have Down syndrome and autism". Tom Landis, the company's founder, opened Howdy Homemade, the idea belongs to him. He facilitates work experience teens and adults with special needs. Howdy Homemade Ice Cream has around 13 employees, ages 16 to 31, who all have special needs…

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