Polluted water and inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene cause around 80% of diseases and one in four deaths in developing countries. The world is recognising that existing strategies simply aren’t working. Continue reading Water-sensitive innovations to transform health of slums and environment
Are you a space enthusiast? Then there is a golden opportunity for you to decide where NASA’s Juno spacecraft should aim its camera during its next close flyby of Jupiter on February 2. Continue reading NASA wants you to pick picture sites for Jupiter probe
Aviation enthusiasts have a novel way to feed their hobby without even taking to the skies – sleeping in a decommissioned private jet in Wales.
A new video game-based app that targets underlying cognitive issues in older adults diagnosed with late-life depression, has showed promise for treating the condition, researchers say. Continue reading Video game-based app may help treat late-life depression
Experts from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have designed a web-enabled application that identifies ecologically sensitive regions (ESR) in the Western Ghats and pinpoints sites that are open to development.
As many African women spend much of their spare time in hair salons, Ivory Coast’s chief librarian, also a woman, came up with a brainwave scheme to help them read and learn to read.
When Sara Alemzadeh received a last-minute invitation to attend the wedding of a cousin of her good friend Ranya Khalil, she almost didn’t go for want of a good dress for the occasion. Continue reading Rent the runway: Dress to impress
In tune with its constant support to enhance the habit of reading among the members of the community, Sharjah-based Knowledge Without Borders, KWB, called on all Emirati families in Sharjah who have not yet received books for their home libraries to visit Rural Councils with their family books, passports and Emirates ID cards to receive their allocation of free books.
It powers everything we do, yet remains one of our biggest mysteries.
But thanks to an unusual Peruvian museum dedicated entirely to the brain, visitors can get up close and personal with the most complex organ in the human body.
If it were not for the locked doors, knives chained to the table and uniformed staff, the food factory inside Taoyuan women’s prison would resemble any commercial kitchen.