TECH FOR GOOD TEN: FROM CYCLING BREATHALYSERS TO BIOLOGICAL SOLAR PANELS

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Tech For Good Ten | 17.08.2015

1//  Robots can now create their own 'species' cambridge scientists reveal

Techbots capable of reproducing and intelligently picking the best of their offspring to start their own species

2// Bike lock breathalyser curbs drinking and cyclists

Japan-based KooWho aims to increase rising rates of intoxicated cyclists

3//  Leaving drones to do all the dirty work in nuclear plants

Video article of the robots keeping humans from risk as they clean up Sellafield

4//Can open data help save the Amazon?

InfoAmazonia’s contextualized maps aim to educate pressing environmental issues

5//  New school technology for class and app-savvy students

Newly released gadgets designed to enhance the back-to-school experience

6//  Monitoring breast milk freshness lays a new twist on expiry dates

New breast milk koozie Mommy’s Watches helps parents avoid feeding out of date milk to tots

7// Could plants help power smartphones and other devices?

Video feature reveals the research around ´biological solar panels´ at Cambridge University

8// 96 million shade balls released into reservoir to combat crippling drought

New lo-tech initiative aims to solve water evaporation issues in the LA reservoir

9//  Can tech really fix the big problems?

Founder and CEO of DueDil, the London-based business discovery platform, Damian Kimmelman, asks the imperative

10//  Where Vancouver’s tech ecosystem goes from here?

Cities across the world can learn from Canadian city´s environmental strengths and weaknesses


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