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Dining

Simple food labelling to reduce food waste
In an interesting move towards reducing food waste, Unilever is using now the words 'often good after' along with 'best before' in certain product labels. Because many consumers don't understand the difference between 'best before' and 'use by' in food labelling, the company is using simple wording to help them avoid throwing away too much food by indicating it's still safe to eat after the expiry date. Image credit: Unilever Read more: https://foodingredientsfirst.com/news/often-good-after-unilever-adds-label-information-to-cut-down-on-food-waste.html
22nd September 2019 by Ivani Torales 2 Comments
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22nd September 2019 by massey 1 Comments
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Healthcare

Monitoring your heart
WIWE is a medical device that provides a risk analysis of heart attack, strokes and cardiac arrest the size of a credit card. Find out more at https://mywiwe.com.au
21st September 2019 by jasond 2 Comments
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Industrial

New bioreactor captures as much carbon as an acre of trees
A new algae bioreactor can suck as much carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere as roughly an acre of forest — potentially giving dense cities a new weapon in the fight against catastrophic climate change. https://futurism.com/the-byte/bioreactor-captures-carbon-acre-trees
21st September 2019 by lynnwood 0 Comments
(2 vote(s), average 3.5 out of 5)
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Industrial

Local Partnership is Encouraging the Next Generation of Space Scientists
Gilmour Space and USQ are no stranger to collaboration in space, having engaged with the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), among others, on separate projects over the years. However, it is notable that this local partnership will result in innovative space research and development activities in Queensland. USQ and Gilmour Space, along with other national and international partners, are developing STEM related activities to encourage and train the next generation of space scientists and engineers. https://www.amgc.org.au/news/joining-forces-to-reach-for-the-stars/
21st September 2019 by michael-sharp... 1 Comments
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Disability

A smart cane that helps blind people see
This innovative cane includes a built-in speakers, voice assistance, Google Maps, a Bluetooth system that makes syncing to other devices possible, and high-end sensors that alert the user through vibrations when above chest level obstacles are within proximity?something a regular cane cannot provide. https://wewalk.io/
19th September 2019 by IdeaSpies 0 Comments
(3 vote(s), average 4.3 out of 5)