Today’s Solutions: March 01, 2024

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Restitution of Asante Kingdom

Restitution of Asante Kingdom treasures: US museum returns stolen artifacts after 150 years

In a historic event, the Asante kingdom of Ghana welcomed the return of seven royal treasures seized by British colonial forces 150 years ago and kept at the Fowler Museum at the University of California, Los Angeles since the 1960s. This is a significant development in the ongoing global campaign Read More...

The Dominican Republic refores

The Dominican Republic reforests a fifth of the country in just 10 years

In the heart of the Dominican Republic, the dramatic story of land reclamation unfolds. Carlos Rodríguez, a diligent farmer, thinks about the once barren acres he managed for decades. Today, the hill is ornamented with cedars, Creole pines, and cypresses, demonstrating the effectiveness of Yaque Read More...

Research reveals that ADHD may

Research reveals that ADHD may have given us an evolutionary edge

In an unexpected twist, features formerly associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are now being studied via an evolutionary lens. A new study from the University of Pennsylvania reveals that qualities such as distractibility and impulsivity, commonly regarded as adverse Read More...

Transforming healthcare throug

Transforming healthcare through the All of Us initiative

In an unprecedented move, the All of Us program, a gigantic US project led by the National Institutes of Health, is altering the landscape of genetic research. This ambitious endeavor, funded by more than $3.1 billion, aims to enroll one million people from historically underrepresented ethnic and Read More...

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Drinking gold nanocrystal elixir shows promise in MS and Parkinson's trials

Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern (UT Southwestern) Medical Center are making progress against neurodegenerative disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson's disease (PD) using CNM-Au8, a concentrated solution of gold nanocrystals. Understanding the energy Read More...

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Kenyan artists transform discarded flip-flops into vibrant sculptures

On the shores of Kenya, where waves weave tales of the sea, a remarkable story unfolds—a story of resilience and creativity. This is the journey of Ocean Sole, a company that doesn't just clean beaches; it turns beach trash into vibrant, soulful sculptures that bring life and joy to local Read More...

Neuroscientific research revea

Neuroscientific research reveals gut bacteria's mood-boosting power

Probiotics, a buzzword in health circles, have long been associated with a variety of health advantages. Their range is broad, ranging from digestive help to infection prevention. Andrea Merchak, a Postdoctoral Associate in Neuroscience at the University of Florida, shows that current research Read More...

The birth of ‘brain hac

The birth of 'brain hacking': novel prosthetic system helps brain recall specific memories

Neuroscientists at Wake Forest University (WFU) and the University of Southern California (USC) developed a pioneering prosthetic system that investigates the complexities of memory recall. Unlike traditional brain stimulation treatments, this unique approach aims to improve not only overall Read More...

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Greece is the first Orthodox Christian country to legalize same-sex marriage

Greece, the birthplace of democracy and ancient traditions, has defied a longstanding norm by becoming the first Christian Orthodox country to legalize same-sex marriage. In a watershed event, the Athens parliament voted decisively in favor of a historic change, generating a mix of excitement and Read More...

Solving the puzzle of noise-i

Solving the puzzle of noise-induced hearing loss leads to revolutionary solution for your ears

The throbbing beats of a concert, the clatter of construction, or the chaotic sounds of a traffic jam—these commonplace experiences can cause more than just transient hearing loss. Millions of people suffer from noise-induced hearing loss, and understanding and preventing it has proven to be a Read More...