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Cuba's energy revolution is powered by sugar
1 Sep 15
The communist island of Cuba uses biofuel from sugarcane in order to meet its energy demands.
The CimaVax vaccine is Cuba's most recent gift to cancer treatment
4 Sep 15
The Centre of Molecular Immunology in Cuba is making great strides in cancer research with a new vaccine.
A fleet of bicycles are cleaning up the densely populated and polluted city of Lagos
7 Sep 15
Wecyclers, a fleet of low-cost tricycles, offers a convenient recycling service to densely populated, low-income Lagosian neighbourhoods.
Koe Koe, Myanmar's first health app, is going to revolutionise healthcare in the country
8 Sep 15
Koe Koe Tech founder Michael Lwin says he is going to fix Myanmar's healthcare with this comprehensive mobile app.
Redesigning the human body
11 Sep 15
Bigger is not always better, says artist Arne Hendricks, calling for the downsizing of the human race.
Heart-In-A-Box: The device set to revolutionise transplant surgery
15 Sep 15
A medical device company has created a box capable of keeping organs alive long after removal from the body.
The Global Apollo Program: Making renewable energy cheaper than coal
18 Sep 15
The Global Apollo Program aims to assemble the greatest scientific minds to tackle renewable energy development.
Personalised 3D replicas allow doctors to take surgical practice runs
22 Sep 15
Could a 3D-printed model of a patient’s heart make organ surgery easier, safer and faster?
When style calls, the real Crystal Birch stands up
23 Sep 15
South African stylist and milliner Crystal Birch adds an eccentric and brilliant touch to every project.
Could drones be the answer to shortages in rural Africa?
25 Sep 15
Foster + Partners plan to overcome rural Africa's infrastructure weaknesses using a drone delivery system.
Autonomous tree-planting robot to tackle forest restoration
29 Sep 15
Two university students embarked on a labour of love to create an independent tree-planting robot.
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