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πŸ’‘ Warp News Newsletter #101

πŸ’‘ Warp News Newsletter #101

The week's fact-based optimistic news.

Warp Editorial Staff
Warp Editorial Staff

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πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: Full digitization of the world's second-largest continent

The media image of Africa has been strongly misleading for many years. It often shows a colonial and one-sided picture of a continent that is both complex and at the same time extremely modern and innovation-oriented. Here you find a rapid pace of development that creates enormous opportunities.

πŸ’‘ Optimist's Edge: Full digitization of the world's second-largest continent

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πŸ’‘ Being optimistic does not mean what you think it means

An image of an ostrich with its head in the sand. Someone who is constantly late. Someone else who is considered gullible and naive. None of this has anything to do with optimism, writes Magnus Aschan, Editor-in-Chief of Warp News.

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Fact-based optimistic news of the week

πŸ—» New plant converts CO2 into stone

The plant Orca converts carbon dioxide from the air into mineralized bedrock.

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πŸ”Œ "Charging rooms" could be the end of wires

Electronics are great, but the heaps of tangled wires they cause are not. Researchers might have found a solution to the problem.

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πŸ€– Bubbles and robots keep rivers clean

Students are using bubbles, robots and artificial intelligence to clear the world’s rivers from plastics.

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β˜€οΈ Solar panels are built where they're needed the most

This startup builds solar panels where they are most needed in order to even out the distribution of clean energy.

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🐟Protected sea areas increase fish stocks by 400 percent

By protecting a sea area from trawlers, the fish stock grew both inside and within as well as beyond the protected area.

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πŸ’‰ New method reduces severe malaria in children

A combination of existing treatments administered at the right time drastically reduces the number of children who falls seriously ill or die of malaria.

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🌍 Drone technology gains traction in Africa

Search and rescue, delivery of emergency medical supplies, agriculture, and wildlife conservation. Today, drones are used for a multitude of tasks in Africa, Warp News Khumbu Muleya reports.

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πŸ›° Quiz: What do you know about space inventions?

What do you know about all the inventions that began to be used in space but then became enormously widespread on Earth? Do our Warp Quiz, test your skills, share the results and challenge your friends!

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🦍 Poachers are turned into protectors

The Gorilla Guardian Club allows villagers to participate in monitoring the forest. Instead of making a living as poachers, they are now involved in the conservatorship of endangered animals.

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πŸš€ Now the first all-civilian crew is in orbit around the planet

The world's first crew of "amateur astronauts" are in orbit around the Earth, in the spacecraft SpaceX Crew Dragon. They will be there for three days before returning to Earth during the weekend.

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πŸ’§ Innovative irrigation system "talks" to plants

GrowStream, a technology designed to enable irrigation systems, "talks" to the plants to know when they’re thirsty in order to save water.

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πŸš€ Dawn Aerospace aims for multiple space flights per day

An important step towards making space travel a routine occurrence is the ability to frequently use the same craft. Dawn aerospace intends to fly multiple times per day.

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