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Transgender rights in the Balearics
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

The Health Care System of the Balearic Islands has put in place a system for transgender people to exercise the right to change their name to one that fits their gender identity. Thirteen transsexuals [...]

Nuclear waste converted to batteries
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

Scientists have found a way to covert nuclear waste into highly efficient batteries. Physicists and chemists at the University of Bristol (UK) announced that their discovery could convert thousands of tonnes of seemingly worthless [...]

Music eases pain and stress
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

For those who struggle with chronic pain, reaching for their music playlist may be just as effective as reaching for a bottle of pain pills… and much less invasive. Music has been used since [...]

A happy employee is more productive
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

The productivity of a company can increase by up to 31% when its employees feel happy. Better safety, low absenteeism and higher efficiency are directly related to the workers’ level of happiness. These conclusions [...]

Tesla to the Moon
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

The SpaceX company of Elon Musk has that it is planning to launch two private customers on a flight around the moon late next year. The mission will be mostly funded by the prospective [...]

Sunlight boosts your immune system
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

It is already proven that sunlight helps the body to produce vitamin D which is very important for good health, and now recent studies have revealed another powerful benefit of getting enough sun. Researchers [...]

Using the sun to purify water
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

An Oregon company has become the first in the world to develop an affordable system that quickly purifies large amounts of water using only UV radiation from solar energy. Focal Technologies developed this innovative [...]

EU questions Spain’s obstacles to solar power
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

The European Commission (EC) has sent a harsh letter to the Ministry of Energy of Spain demanding explanations for the obstacles to self-consumption of solar electricity in this country. Brussels believes that the requirements [...]

A new vaccine to stop Ebola
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

Final test results confirm that an experimental vaccine against Ebola has proved to be highly effective. This is a major milestone that could help prevent the spread of new outbreaks like the one that [...]

Sweden encourages repairs to reduce wasteful consumption
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

Sweden’s ruling Social Democrat and Green party coalition has introduced a range of new tax incentives designed to cut wasteful consumption and stimulate the repair industry. The measures will also create much needed employment [...]

Therapy dogs help children to heal
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, UK has worked with the Delta Therapy Dogs organization to complete a study that has caught the interest of medical specialists around the world. The preliminary findings show that [...]

Silence improves health
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

The World Health Organization recently established a link between excess noise and some deaths from heart disease in Western Europe. According to numerous studies, noise pollution is related to problems of deafness, poor sleep, [...]

Giant pandas no longer endangered
By: detodo - 01 June 2017 - 0 Comments

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has announced that the giant pandas which are native to China are no longer on the list of endangered species. These bears are iconic symbols [...]