Category Archives: health

How rich countries are making the pandemic last longer

Early in the Covid-19 pandemic, many of the world’s richest countries poured money into the race for a vaccine. Billions of dollars, from programs like the US’s Operation Warp Speed, funded development that brought us multiple Covid-19 vaccines in record … Continue reading

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The incredible – and still quite mysterious – way trees trade information via their roots

While researching her doctoral thesis, Suzanne Simard, now a professor of forest ecology at the University of British Columbia, made an astounding discovery – trees in forests seem to possess complex information superhighways in their root systems that allow them … Continue reading

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WOMEN WALKING

DIRECTED BY NETTI HURLEY EXECUTIVE PRODUCER & ON SET PRODUCER: ZOE ROSE-DAVIES EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: HANNAH BELLIL PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: NELLIE HERON-ANSTEAD PA / COVID OFFICER: LUANA DEL VECCHIO RUNNER: DINA JACOBS DOP: KAROL JURGA FOCUS PULLER: BEN PARISH DIR CAMERA TRAINEE: … Continue reading

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How the mRNA vaccine works

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A letter to loved ones about the COVID-19 vaccine – Sir Lenny Henry | NHS

Dear mums and dads, grandparents, aunties, uncles, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, sons, daughters, cousins. We love you! We know we don’t say it often enough and sometimes we have our disagreements, like families do, but wherever you are, we love … Continue reading

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Special Report: How a coronavirus variant tore through an English island and onto the world stage | Reuters

By Andrew MacAskill, Andrew R.C. Marshall ISLE OF SHEPPEY, England (Reuters) – Warm weather brings tourists to the Isle of Sheppey, a flat, marshy island near the mouth of the River Thames. Each summer, they fill Sheppey’s many caravan parks … Continue reading

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Eric and the Bees

Beekeeping is a lifesaving form of therapy for Eric Grandon, a U.S. Army veteran who suffers from PTSD after 20 years in combat. For the past several years, Eric has invited other trauma survivors to his farm so they could … Continue reading

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New Research Finds Green Leafy Vegetables Essential for Muscle Strength

Eating just one cup of leafy green vegetables every day could boost muscle function, according to new Edith Cowan University (ECU) research. Eating just one cup of leafy green vegetables every day could boost muscle function, according to new Edith … Continue reading

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Plants uses and medicines near Woorabinda with Steve Kemp

Steve Kemp is an indigenous man living in Woorabinda with a passion for plants. See Steve describe the practical and medicinal uses that his people have for plants in the area. This video is part of a series developed through … Continue reading

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Meditations on the intersection of humanity and technology

Documentary photographer Olivia Arthur has been exploring a new frontier: the evolution of the blurring line between humanity and technology. In this meditative talk, she shows her work documenting the remarkable ways humans have merged with machines — from bionics … Continue reading

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