Ever since its acquisition by Unilever, the quirky ice cream company has been the poster case for a campaign to create a new kind of company that’s friendlier to social enterprise: the B Corporation. Now Ben and Jerry’s is one, too.
Finding a cheap and easy way to create diagnostic tests will make diagnosing the sick in the developing world more of a science than an art.
We’re still teaching our kids using a 20th-century paradigm, but many visionaries--like the ones in this video--have plans to take our advances in computing and technology and use them to explode the idea of what education can be.
It would be a lot easier to end the disease if infected people just stayed put, but they tend to move around and bring malaria with them. But using cell phone data, scientists can help predict where outbreaks will spread, and work to stop them before they start.
New services offer to install and pay for your energy-efficient lighting systems--then you just rent the light you use from them.
In your pocket, you have an incredibly powerful device that can be used to collect massive amounts of data. Nexleaf Analytics wants to help, by using our phones to quantify the world around us.
There are no laws that say companies have to tell you if they’re using genetically modified ingredients. If that doesn’t sit right with you, there’s now an app to help you sort out which foods’ genes have been altered.