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Tech For Good Ten | 10.11.2015
Huge power bills behind the change to India’s Cochin Airport’s green energy approach
Guardian journalist Mark Anderson discusses strengthening data for accountability and decision making purposes
According to these developers, if just 1,000 people install the app, Garvan institute’s cancer research would move ahead thirty times faster
Product designer Diana Sierra believes she’s solved the problem for girls being absent from education during menstruation
One story behind meeting the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals - 15: Protect terrestrial ecosystems and forests
Major advance toward “complete change in the game” given the green light to a new form of cancer treatment by the US Food and Drug Administration
Edn is merging organic growing processes with tech, making it possible for anyone to cultivate their own plants at home
Design teams iTeach and Frog recognised the need for better HIV testing methods in South Africa and came up with this solution
One goal is to make the world’s greatest art and photography available to blind people in every museum, science centre and cultural institution
Radically changing the way we go about computing and the use of electronic devices via strict energy conservation guidelines
Unicef estimate 1 in 10 schoolgirls in Africa do not attend during menstruation. The World Bank says young women are absent from school about four days every four weeks. "We're not talking about rocket ships; we're talking about sanitary pads," says product designer, Diana Sierra. "Yet they both have the same effect. They take you places."