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21.09.2016 Pressenza London

The upright ergonomic chair

The upright ergonomic chair

By Herminio Piñeiro I had heard of anatomical chairs, working, management, school, even ergonomic chairs, but never upright ergonomic chair. I do not work in a huge banking office labyrinthine with more than 200 employees in the City of London, nor do I desire to. It turns out that recently… »

17.09.2016 Pressenza New York

Daniel Latorre on Face 2 Face

Daniel Latorre on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with Daniel Latorre, specialist on urban design and digital engagement using technology. Daniel underline the importance of being critical when considering design interventions for public places and urban development. More of his works at Wise City www.thewisecity.org… »

09.09.2016 Silvia Swinden

Discrimination can seriously damage your health (both ways)

Discrimination can seriously damage your health (both ways)

It is not surprising that communities that suffer discrimination are at a disadvantage in many aspects or their lives, including health. New research published in Science Daily and conducted at the  University of California – Berkeley by J. B. Leitner, E. Hehman, O. Ayduk, R. Mendoza-Denton. »

28.08.2016 IDN InDepthNews

Zimbabweans Embracing Solar Energy in Remote Areas

Zimbabweans Embracing Solar Energy in Remote Areas

By Jeffrey Moyo MWENEZI, Zimbabwe (IDN) – Deep in Vesera village in Mwenezi district in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo Province, 34-year-old Albert Chindiro emerges from his pole and dagga thatched hut holding a medium size solar panel which he positions on the roof to recharge solar batteries for lighting when night falls. »

22.08.2016 Human Wrongs Watch

Sailing to the Arctic with the People Who Call It Home

Sailing to the Arctic with the People Who Call It Home

Human Wrongs Watch By Farrah Khan* 18 August, 2016 (Greenpeace) – The courageous Inuit community of Clyde River is standing up to protect their Arctic home from devastating seismic blasting. The circumpolar Arctic is home to four million people representing a diversity of cultures. »

01.08.2016 Silvia Swinden

Open Source in Drug research: there is still hope

Open Source in Drug research: there is still hope

Open-source research, which began as open source science and rapidly became a counterculture movement in the software industry in the last two decades, has given birth to well known products such as Linux, a credible alternative to Microsoft’s Windows. The collaborative approach of open source science has been proposed now… »

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