Kent Olofsson

Kent Olofsson

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πŸŽ— 33 percent fewer deaths from cancer in the US in 30 years

Vaccination, better treatments, and fewer smokers are some of the factors behind a large reduction in cancer mortality in recent decades.

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⚑ Laser beams can deflect lightning strikes

By shooting thousands of laser pulses into the air, it is possible to divert lightning strikes.

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🚽 Medical laboratories move into your toilet bowl

Several products that can analyze your urine every time you pee will be launched during the year.

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πŸ’„ A type of handle makes it easier for people with reduced mobility to apply lipstick

A type of handle makes it easier for people with reduced mobility to apply lipstick.

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🐭 No animal testing is needed to get a drug approved

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will no longer require animal testing to approve new medications.

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🌍 The dangerous ozone hole is getting smaller and smaller

It's progressing slowly, but it's progressing nonetheless. In a few decades, the ozone hole that lets dangerous UV radiation through will be a thing of the past.

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πŸ”₯ New stoves can save hundreds of thousands of lives in Africa

By switching to gas or electricity instead of wood and charcoal, many people would avoid inhaling dangerous gases when cooking.

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🧬 13-year-old cured of "incurable" cancer

By modifying the genes in healthy T cells, doctors produced immune cells that could kill cancer cells that no other treatments could even detect.

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🍌 AI reduces food waste in stores

An AI algorithm can keep track of when the price of items that are about to expire should be reduced, and by how much. This reducing wastage and increasing profits for stores.