The sustainable protein market is expanding. The investments have multiplied following the listing of Beyond Meat on the stock market in May 2019, and it looks like the COVID-19 pandemic has something to do with this growth.
Research scientists say that ensuring contraception is available to all women in low-income and middle-income countries could help prevent unwanted pregnancies - and save sixteen billion dollars a year in maternal and newborn care.
According to team at University College London, more people in the UK have quit smoking in the first six months of this year than in any other year since their study first kicked off in 2007.
Germany is promising over half a billion euros – around $561 million – in funding this year for the World Health Organization (WHO), marking the highest amount the country has ever contributed to the WHO in a single year.
A team of international scientists have published a commentary that reveals one unexpected resource scientists can use to predict future pandemics: museums’ natural history collections.
A German team has been working on ways to provide Kenya and Uganda with affordable prosthetic legs which are much needed in the two countries – using recycled plastic to help solve two problems at once.
Frequency-filtering sunglasses have been the go-to fix when it comes to some types of color blindness – but two engineers in Israel have found a way to implement color-correcting films directly onto contact lenses!
Almost three years after stopping his treatment, a Venezuelan patient in the UK seems to have been completely cured of the immune-damaging virus known as HIV.
A social enterprise in Uganda that normally turns plastic waste into building materials used their resources to help make a change amid the COVID-19 pandemic: they began making face shields out of plastic bottles – and immediately grabbed a local hospital’s attention.
In parts of Dallas, Texas, 911 emergency calls don’t just involve the police. If the call relates to a mental health crisis, a mental health professional will respond with a team to help avoid violence, jail, or unnecessary hospitalization.