SHARING IDEAS THAT DO GOOD

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Startup

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An Australian startup shaking up toothpaste
An Australian company called Gem has been created to make a range of toothpastes and other products that replace harsh chemicals w
31 March 2021 by Lynn Wood

Industrial

A lab that helps universities partner with industry
We toured the UTS Tech Lab yesterday led by Monica Brockmyre, their Project Engagement Officer. Amongst other fascinating displays
30 March 2021 by Lynn Wood

Energy

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Electricity from food scraps
Tonnes of food scraps collected from restaurants and supermarkets are being converted into electricity under a green energy i
30 March 2021 by Lynn Wood

Governance

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Whistleblower protection to include reports of sexual harassment
The Danish Government has submitted a draft bill to negotiate and enact laws to prevent and address sexual harassment in the workp
20 March 2021 by Lynn Wood

Healthcare

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A machine that detects children at risk of autism
A Hong Kong scientist has developed a method to use machine learning and artificial intelligence to scan retinas of children as young as six to detect early autism or the risk of autism and hopes to develop a commercial product this year.His method uses a high-resolution camera with new computer software that analyses a combination of factors including fibre layers and blood vessels in the eye.The technology can be used to identify children at risk of autism and get them into treatment programmes soonerhttps://www.smh.com.au/world/asia/scientist-develops-retinal-scanner-to-identify-childhood-autism-20210315-p57au6.html
17 March 2021 by Lynn Wood

Artistic

An enchanted garden
Lovely to see this enchanted garden at the Museum of Sydney today - a fun way to entertain children
14 March 2021 by Lynn Wood