Magnus Aschan

Magnus Aschan

Writer, speaker, and moderator. I tell stories about how technology and science make our world better.

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πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: Do you want a gene-edited pet?

Would you buy a genetically modified pet? Maybe a luminous cat who can not get sick with AIDS? Or why not a pet that does not cause allergies? Or dogs that can not get muscular dystrophy?

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🏁 The race that gets more people into machine learning

There is great hype around machine learning, but many also see it as abstract and difficult. Here is the race that wants to change that.

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πŸ‘Š The Renaissance man of nuclear power

John Ahlberg, a father of three from Gothenburg, wants to make fossil-free energy in the form of small modular reactors a reality in Sweden. And things are moving forward quickly. The first reactor could be in place by 2030.

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πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: Curing cancer

Will we find cures for cancer? More than a third in Warp News survey think we will not. Get ready to dive in and get the facts on curing cancer.

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πŸ‘Š "If there is an opportunity to help save the world, you have to take it"

It's not all about electric power and batteries. Traveling smarter and more efficiently is something we can do already. We've met Jesper Johansson who is an expert in Mobility Management.

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β˜€οΈ Are we about to cure cancer?

Less than a hundred years ago, cancer could not be treated. Many died without even understanding the seriousness of their diagnosis. A lot has happened since then. Are we even on the verge of curing cancer, asks Magnus Aschan.

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πŸ‘Š "My dream is to help everyone grow locally and sustainably"

Hamza Qadoumi has always been curious and liked to solve problems. But he also has a strong interest in nature. This led to Ecobloom whose mission is to create tools for smarter cultivation.

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πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: Now farming is moving indoors

Vertical farming is growing fast. But, the market is still in its infancy and the opportunities are huge. Read up on how and why farming is moving indoors.

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πŸ‘Š "I have an inner drive to make a positive impact on the world"

From a farm in Swedish SmΓ₯land to fish cultivation in Indonesia. Mattias Djurstedt is 23 years old but has already been on a fantastic adventure. The driving force is personal development and creating impact by commercializing a new sustainable technology for fish farming.

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🌎 A greener Earth mitigates surface warming

Increased vegetation growth during the past few decades, called "Greening Earth," has a strong cooling effect on the planet, according to a study published in Science Advances.

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♻️ On the hunt for green hydrogen

Both companies and governments around the world are on the hunt for alternative energy sources, and ways to store energy, that reduce emissions. The green hydrogen gas is one of the hottest quarries.

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πŸ’‘6 things that give you an Edge to know about 2021

2021 is coming to an end. How has the year been? Some state that they've become more pessimistic, while others have become more optimistic. Warp wants to give even more people hope for the future and insights about all the great things that are happening. Read on to find out why.