New mosquito experiment could shape the future of disease control

New mosquito experiment could shape the future of disease control

According to scientists, cases of Dengue fever in Indonesia have been cut by 77% following a ‘ground-breaking’ yearlong experiment which manipulated the mosquitoes spreading it. A new approach to fighting the spread of Dengue fever has proven remarkably effective in Indonesia. By breeding special mosquitoes with a ‘miraculous’ bacteria that reduces...

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Apple’s meaningful upgrade to health-tech for iOS 15

Apple’s meaningful upgrade to health-tech for iOS 15

Apple has always had an underlying focus on health data and wearable tech, but its iOS 15 update will provide a level of medical detail and accessibility never seen before. Apple is currently in day six of its Worldwide Developers Conference for 2021. That’s right, it really has been a year already. Every June since the late 80s, millions of tech fans have tuned in for the keynote events at Apple’s...

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Biden administration launches $1bn grant for broadband on tribal lands

Biden administration launches $1bn grant for broadband on tribal lands

Only half of households on US tribal lands have any kind of internet service. Biden’s $1bn grant proposal hopes to bring digital inclusion, telehealth, and distance learning to all natives who want it. The digital divide between those living in major conurbations and those within tribal lands has stunted America’s push for an equal opportunity society for generations. Estimates from the US Commerce Department claim only half the nation’s native...

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EU Commission and Bill Gates target $1bn to accelerate clean technology

EU Commission and Bill Gates target $1bn to accelerate clean technology

The EU Commission and Bill Gates are looking to mobilise as much as $1bn USD investment into sustainable tech such as clean hydrogen and green fuel sources. When self-made billionaires start to push bold eco-initiatives backed by serious money, the mind naturally starts to wonder about potential greenwashing, PR stunting, and what these influential names really stand to gain. With such a glistening track record in sustainable tech, however, Bill Gates...

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TikTok users can now report and delete harassing comments in bulk

TikTok users can now report and delete harassing comments in bulk

TikTok has finally simplified removing and reporting harassment comments in its latest update. Going forward, it aims to regulate content as thoroughly as its social network predecessors. TikTok’s algorithm can rocket both amateur and seasoned creators to viral stardom in an instant, and that throws up obvious red flags when it comes regulating comments and direct messages. Now, in just its third year, the leading vertical video app is fully aware...

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