France’s High-Speed Hospital
In this week’s news briefing: Governments help companies pay their workers, France uses its bullet train for high-speed triage and Indigenous graduation rates soar.
Can Facebook Predict Coronavirus Spikes?
In this week’s news briefing: social media data is tracking COVID-19 and schools begin to open with anti-viral measures in place.
Coronavirus Help Is Everywhere
American bartenders get a lifeline, French perfumers churn out hand sanitizer, Britain grows a volunteer army and locked-down Chinese students find classmates in Israel.
A Balm to Heal Strip-Mined Mountaintops
In this week’s news briefing: the strafed summits of Kentucky find a grizzled savior and an underground turbine keeps the lights on in Halifax.
The DIY Wheelchair Ramp
In this week’s news briefing: a device that turns impassable into accessible, a preschool wrapped in a bus and free legal help for tenants facing eviction.
This Apple Computer Stops Food from Spoiling
In this week’s news briefing: a device to prevent rotting produce, gay rights advance in Virginia and Japan makes a science of lost-and-found.
A Proven Way to Change Voters’ Minds
In this week’s news briefing: empathy-based political canvassing, old seeds grown anew and pavement that lets the water in.
The Pack Is Back
In this week’s news briefing: The triumphant return of wolves to Yellowstone National Park, and a company dispatches teenagers to help seniors with their iPads.
Why Australia Is Lighting New Bush Fires
In this week’s news briefing: a millennia-old approach to controlling Australia’s wildfires, and a city in Illinois gets to know its homeless.
A More Sensitive Supermarket
In this week’s news briefing: simulating disability in a retail environment, turning down take-away plastics and tidying up the ocean floor.
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