Massachusetts hustles to become the first state with 100% Renewable energy

Local governments across the United States are addressing climate change concerns and taking matters into their own hands. At the forefront of these efforts is Massachusetts which is the first state trying to commit to 100% renewable energy. (via giphy) The bill, announced on Monday, already has the support of nearly a quarter of the state legislature. The timeline of…

A new vision-restoring brain implant could give sight to the blind

Researchers will use a new type of brain implant to stimulate the visual cortex in monkeys, essentially recreating the activity usually triggered by neuron signals from the eyes Instead of using electrodes to induce electrical activity within the brain, this new type of brain implant uses magnetic fields, thus avoided degradation problems due to scar…

(02/20) World Day of Social Justice: Starbucks, Airbnb pledge support for migrants

US President Donald Trump’s border clampdown has stirred Starbucks and Airbnb to help those affected by the temporary immigration ban – pledging to hire more refugees and provide accommodation. Trump’s measures suspend the arrival of all refugees for at least 120 days, Syrian refugees indefinitely and bars citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria…