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People with disabilities and chronic illnesses or women from the LGBTQ community can already access support in their professional lives. Now, a Romanian startup...

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Farm stubble, sawdust, and corn flakes are valuable resources for packaging material. Now, a Ukrainian startup is turning to nature’s other gifts to help...

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In Nigeria, mothers can obtain no-strings support to help them prepare for birth, while a special lab in Canada is looking after the health...

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Substantial crowds can support sustainability. Large quantities of data stored in the cloud, however, can cause high CO2 emissions. By 2025, almost 50% of...

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Encounters in the virtual world can have a major impact in reality. Now, a Hamburg startup is using mixed reality to improve provision in...

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Implants can be nourished by the body's store of glucose, while batteries can be powered by air moisture. Now, using an A5-sized device, a...

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Cycling into the wind can be illuminating. A collection of small wind turbines in the ocean may generate electricity for entire towns. Using the...

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Body heat and sweat generated through sport can be useful. Now, a research team in Singapore has found a way of producing electricity from...

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Technology skills can be acquired early through play. Now, with its new app, a Dutch startup is supporting an important area of education in...

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Restoring old furniture and selling the recycled product online is easy with the right platform. Users can even catalogue their wardrobes on their phones....

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Sand retains its warmth for months, just as white-hot heat can generate electricity. Now a venue manager from Glasgow has discovered another means of...

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