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This Christmas our editor-in-chief, Magnus Aschan, will appear on the two largest morning shows in Sweden and talk about optimistic news from the past year. I might also make an appearance on Sweden's largest radio show.
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🐿️ The return of the wild animals
It is easy to imagine that wildlife is in decline in Europe. But that picture does not match up to reality. On the contrary, many species are making a comeback. In several ways, this is good news. Maria Eriksson explains why.
🐿️ The return of the wild animals
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🎄 Christmas through the ages – A story about how things have gotten better
The ham and the pickled herring are on the table, and the bread is baked. Add to that Christmas beer, and Swedes would recognize it as a typical Christmas, regardless of whether you looked into a home this year, a hundred or two hundred years ago. So what has changed, and what has improved?
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💡 Fact-based optimistic news of the week
🩸AI shows which treatments for blood poisoning are most risky
Researchers have developed an AI that can show which treatments for sepsis are at risk of making the patient worse instead of better.
🎅The Swedes are going for a sustainable Christmas this year
More sustainable food on the Christmas table and fewer Christmas presents under the Christmas tree. This is what the upcoming holidays look like in Sweden.
🚢 Liquid robot can fight oil spills
A "robot film" that can navigate through an oil spill and absorb oil could give us more efficient ways to manage spills.
👶 Trials give hope for better treatment for children's cancer
A new treatment where several drugs were combined completely eradicated cancer in mice.
🔋 Minerals - the new sustainable oil
Minerals and metals are becoming increasingly important as the electrification of society accelerates. But mining is unevenly distributed across the world. In this article, energy consultant Ingemar Alvbom goes through everything you need to know about the ongoing global transition.
💊 Pills could replace exercise
Researchers have discovered a substance that can activate the same enzyme in the body that is activated during physical exercise.
🐆 20 percent more jaguars in Mexico
Larger protected areas and good support from the local population have given results to the jaguars in Mexico.
🔭 James Webb telescope – this is what you need to know
On December 24:th the James Webb will launch. Its remarkable capabilities will allow us to look further away and even further into the past than we've ever seen before.
💳 New virtual payment platform launched in Africa
Airtel have introduced a new service that enables customers to take part in the global payment eco-system without even having bank accounts.
📱 Zimbabwe embraces Smart Health and Agriculture
As part of efforts to improve efficiency and production, Zimbabwe has adopted Smart Health and Smart Agriculture respectively.
♻️ Notpla is designed to "make packaging disappear"
Notpla has designed a biodegradable and edible packaging, made from seaweed and plants. Its goal: replace plastic.
🌱 Ocean plants could be the answer to food shortages
Professor Patricia Harvey from the University of Greenwich is suggesting a new way of tackling food shortages – a diet called Ocean Flexitarianism.
🧊 Jelly ice cubes - a sustainable solution for cold storage
Recently US Davis researchers developed a new alternative to ice. It doesn’t melt, it is compostable and anti-microbial.
🚀 SpinLaunch performed a test of rocket-free launch method
SpinLaunch believe that they can launch satellites into orbit without the use of rockets, bringing prices down significantly. They've just finished their first test launch and plan another 30 launches within the next few months.