Air pollution is one of the most pressing public health challenges facing urban areas today, so designing infrastructure that tackles this problem is key to ensuring a sustainable future for our cities. We’ve previously seen such innovations in the form of air-purifying … [Read more...] about This futuristic bus shelter is designed to improve air quality in cities
Back in April, we wrote about how Americans were overwhelmingly using their stimulus checks to cover basic expenses and reduce their personal debt. Now, according to new census data, stimulus checks, in conjunction with expanded access to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance … [Read more...] about Stimulus checks were critical in dropping hunger rates during pandemic
Since the start of the pandemic, companies across different industries have shifted their production lines to help deliver PPE to hospitals and others in need. Among these companies is Ford which, over the last eight months, has delivered 120 million masks to communities with … [Read more...] about Ford issues PSA to help fight vaccine misinformation
We recently shared an article about a new technique to better treat infections and reduce the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, but as these superbugs become more common, we will need a multi-pronged public health response to the crisis. Another potential solution for … [Read more...] about Could this be the solution to antibiotic-resistant bacteria?
Between 2009 and 2018, there were 40 serious E. coli outbreaks linked to leafy greens in the US. Because there were too many farms involved in the supply chain, most of the time, health authorities weren’t able to identify the specific type or brand that had caused the problem, … [Read more...] about These invisible bio-tags could track down the source of E. coli outbreaks