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Virtual Health Care Fills Coverage Gaps In Rural America

Instead, they use remote controls to move high-resolution cameras within emergency rooms, where nurses and other health care professionals work directly with patients under the guidance of these remote physicians.
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This Innovative Fridge Will Make the COVID-19 Vaccine Accessible to All

Ice-chilled, powered by the sun, and cold for weeks without electricity, the future of refrigeration is here — and just in time.
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Advocacy And Fundraising Have Led To Declining HIV/AIDS Deaths Worldwide

While about half of cases are in eastern and southern Africa, the impact of HIV/AIDS is far-reaching and global. Not only does HIV/AIDS have major health consequences, but it’s also closely associated with discrimination, including violence against HIV-infected individuals.
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Pollution to Products? Recycled Carbon Emissions Are Coming to Consumer Shelves

Around the world, technological innovations to capture, store, reuse, or replace carbon pollution are on the rise.
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These 3 Energy Storage Technologies Can Help Solve the Challenge of Moving to 100% Renewable Electricity

In recent decades the cost of wind and solar power generation has dropped dramatically. This is one reason that the U.S. Department of Energy projects that renewable energy will be the fastest-growing U.S. energy source through 2050.
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New Vending Machines Are Bringing Safe, Cheap Water to Nairobi's Slums

Until now, Mukuru residents have had no option but to buy polluted water from informal vendors charging exorbitant prices
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Waste to Watts: India is Generating Green Energy From Food Leftovers

Using biogas digesters to turn organic waste into electricity, communities are slashing their power bills as they cut climate-changing emissions.
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You Can Play Video Games and Heal Children

An initiative called Extra Life is uniting thousands of gamers to play games and heal children through their unique fundraising effort benefitting Children's Miracle Network hospitals across North America.
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This Man Has Saved Over 20,000 Animals With Custom-Made Prosthetics

Derrick Campana is an animal orthotist who has saved more than 20,000 pets with his custom-made prosthetics. Campana, who’s from Sterling, Virginia, creates braces and artificial limbs to increase animals' mobility and improve their lives. 
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5 Ways Drones are Saving Lives and the Planet

Drones can give operators a birds-eye view of events – including natural disasters – as they unfold. And they can open up difficult-to-access places for emergency supplies to be delivered. This makes them well-suited to help in the response to humanitarian and environmental challenges.
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