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A scientist’s dream to save the world – transforming carbon dioxide into everyday items

Despite devastating evidence of an impending climate catastrophe, and the global recognition that we need to address it, the world remains without a viable, scalable solution to mitigate the 51 billion of tonnes of carbon dioxide we produce annually. ViridiCO2 is an innovative spin-out from the University of Southampton that enables carbon dioxide-emitting industries – […]

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Founding a startup aimed at the African market

Targeting the African market, both those in Africa and the diaspora, comes with challenges. First among these is the need to understand the cultural quirks of the community you’re addressing. Kay Akinwunmi is the co-founder of the African startup – Zazuu – a money transfer marketplace, giving people the ability to see and compare the […]

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‘The future is already PRYNTD’ says this new virtual reality music streaming platform for music artists and their only-fans

For the first time, a new subscription platform for music artists is bringing together musicians and their audiences in a whole new virtual reality world – PRYNTD. Similar to how OnlyFans operates its own online video content, this immersive music streaming service basically matches the creative needs of content creators and the desires of their […]

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The most significant misconception about algorithms and AI is that it plays a central role in discriminating

The recent decision to use an algorithm to decide A-level results has put the use of advanced algorithms, underpinned by artificial intelligence (AI) technologies into the spotlight. What made this situation so unique is that it was also one of the first examples of an algorithm being relied on to make far-reaching decisions on a […]

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Saving the world of dental care with their plaque-detecting Artificial Intelligence technology – uunn

The height of the coronavirus pandemic forced dental practices across the world to shut down and it changed how dentistry is being delivered to people. This shift, however, has placed the founders of uunn – Gina Dorodvand and Hawaa Budraa – as the first to create and use artificial intelligence (AI) to detect plaque on teeth, from […]

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As a young scientist…the economy will always exist but we want our future to be stable and safe

We only get one planet. The economy will always exist, whether crashing or rising, but we want our future to be stable and safe – that means economically and environmentally. The current pandemic is not enough to distract the attention away from the looming threat of climate change and the young activists behind the call […]

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The young people, around the world, helping to fight Covid-19

As the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, young people working with charities, businesses, universities and grassroots community organisations have been playing their part in the fight against Covid-19. Hanna Winter is more used to making the children in refugee camps laugh, rather than clowning around on a Zoom conference call. But for the […]

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Voices of ‘diverse women’ – Why the world is ready!

As women, we are constantly told what we should and shouldn’t be doing; how we should look, what we should eat, what exercise routines we should nail, who we should date and how we should feel about ourselves, our bodies, our jobs, our lives – the lot. ‘So many women have shared similar experiences but […]

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Sierra Leone going plastic-free with entrepreneurship

Plastic waste usage continues to be on the rise in several parts of sub-Saharan Africa, with Sierra Leone being among them. So, how are they using entrepreneurship to work towards ending the use of plastic? I recently spent a month in the capital city Freetown, where I noticed when walking to the famous Sani Abacha […]

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The women on a mission to redefine nude with their ‘skin-toned plasters’ – Skin Bandages

They are more than just ‘skin-toned plasters’ – Joanne Morales and Vivian Murad realised this when they decided to join forces a year ago and create ‘skin-toned plasters’ for people of colour, as demanded by their diverse customers. Both the owners of their own individual ventures, Morales is the founder of Nünude, a UK-based lingerie […]