By day, Jack Andraka appears to be a normal high school student. But after school, he goes to the lab at Johns Hopkins, where he’s developing a test for pancreatic cancer that is worlds better than what’s currently available. You may have read about him before, now see him talk about his breakthrough.
These videos, made with data from France’s rail network, show what a country that relies on and invests in passenger rail looks like.
There are tons of startups looking to change how we get and stay healthy--from minimizing emergency room visits to getting your medical records on your phone. A handy and fun website, Healthy Dose of Imagination, will take you on a tour of some of the best.
Reinventing how we teach young adults to be leaders might be the defining opportunity of our time. But it’s going to take a wholesale rethinking of how we educate.
Where we’re going, we don’t need high-speed rail. The Tesla cofounder recently announced he thought he could build a tunnel that would whisk people across the country in minutes, and he’s not the only one working on a project like that.
If we’re going to clean up the ocean, we’re going to need some robotic help. These floating trash suckers might just do the trick.
Even if you’re making all the best choices for yourself, are they making an impact? The people behind The Story of Stuff and GoodGuide talk about how to transform individual consumer choices into a broader movement. Bonus: A new video from the Story of Stuff series!