Save the world . . . or just make better decisions For most of us, our day job doesn’t involve protecting humanity from the robot apocalypse… yet. But we do want our decisions to be considerate and have a bigger impact, especially after a year in which lights have been shone on inequity and injustice like never before. As you keep impact top-of-mind in your decision-making process, here are a few tips that might help. … [Read more...] about This centuries-old framework is surprisingly effective for making better decisions
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Urban electrification—via renewable energy, improved buildings, and battery-electric transportation—would not only reduce pollution and curb climate change. It would lessen poverty by providing more than a billion people, by giving them the benefits of a modern energy system. … [Read more...] about These are the top 10 insights from climate science in 2020
The new cat vaccine uses a DNA-based system that is similar to the mRNA vaccines for humans made by Pfizer and Moderna, but can be shipped dry and doesn’t require refrigeration. Because it’s manufactured using PCR machines (the same equipment often used in testing), the technology can almost immediately begin manufacturing a new targeted vaccine if the virus mutates significantly. “Once we knew the [new DNA] sequence, we could, within hours, be manufacturing a new vaccine,” Hayward says. … [Read more...] about Will your cat need a COVID-19 vaccine?