Archive for 'July,2017'

Baleares to ban plastic dishes and cups in 2020

Baleares to ban plastic dishes and cups in 2020

Plastic plates and cups are among of the main environmental contaminants that exist today, along with bags and bottles of the same material. Unfortunately they are massively used in big events such as festivals and concerts where huge amounts of […]

EU proposes help for working women

EU proposes help for working women

The EU is taking action to deal with the inequalities for working women that exist in many European countries. This varies from country to country, but on average over 30% of women are given only part-time work compared to just […]

A Mediterranean diet helps the brain

A Mediterranean diet helps the brain

A new study has confirmed that eating the famed Mediterranean diet has a significant positive impact on brain health. This diet includes large amounts of fruits, vegetables, olive oil and whole grains. Protein is supplied by moderate portions of fish […]

3D printed self-driving minibus

3D printed self-driving minibus

The Arizona (US) based company Local Motors has created a self-driving electric vehicle that is produced with components that are 3D printed. This minibus is called Olli, and it was designed as an on-demand transportation solution similar to Uber, that […]

‘Expired’ food market feeds the needy

‘Expired’ food market feeds the needy

According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation nearly 1.3 billion tonnes of food are wasted every year. That is enough to feed all of the one billion people in the world who are suffering from drastic hunger. A supermarket […]

Teenager aims to plant one trillion trees

Teenager aims to plant one trillion trees

Felix Finkbeiner is a young man of extraordinary ambition whose aim is to restore the world’s forests by planting one trillion trees. This lofty goal started when Felix was just nine years old and was given a school assignment on […]

Canada to legalize marijuana

Canada to legalize marijuana

The Canadian government is crafting legislation to legalise recreational marijuana by 1 July, 2018, in a move that would fulfil a campaign promise made by prime minister Justin Trudeau. Mr Trudeau has often spoken out about the need to decriminalise […]

India stands up to Monsanto

India stands up to Monsanto

Monsanto is losing millions of euros now that farmers in India are switching back to traditional cotton seeds rather than the genetically modified (GM) seeds sold by that company. The GM seeds are called Bt cotton, and they are modified […]

Bricks that are like Legos

Bricks that are like Legos

The new Smart Brick is an exciting development for the construction industry that offers a less expensive and more efficient material for building houses. This invention could be particularly important for new housing in poverty stricken areas. The bricks are […]

The Myths (Part 2)

The Myths (Part 2)

1) Lifting weights will only help me build muscle, not lose weight It’s true that is it’s nearly impossible to lose weight and increase muscle mass at the same time. This deters some from lifting weights while trying to drop […]

Positive news for your ears!



Positive news for your ears!



Awareness around the importance of our inner ear organs, our hearing quality and balance. The world is getting more and more noisy. Never before has mankind experienced these mass amounts of sound as we do now. Many people feel helpless […]

Reading Research

Reading Research

It’s normal for me to follow latest trends in dentistry by attending conferences, listening to webinars, talking to colleagues and reading scientific papers. Of these, the most important is the reading of scientific papers as you get to form your […]