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The Good Drones – #WATWB

Despite their somewhat shady history, drones are quickly being proven by scientists to be incredibly useful at collecting particular types of data – and can actually be used to save lives. One such way is collecting data in storms. A recent article provides a fascinating insider’s view at how a group of U.S. researchers are…

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Tree-Planting Drones Reforesting the World in Record Time #WATWB

My good news this month is that science and technology have found a powerful new way to help remedy the world’s dire climate change situation. A huge contributing factor to global warming is deforestation. According to National Geographic, between 1990 and 2016 the world lost 502,000 square miles of forest due mainly to a combination…

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Scientist Jim Allison wins 2018 Nobel Prize for Cancer Cure #WATWB

I bring you the story of 70-year-old Texan Jim Allison, a harmonica-playing scientist who theorized that the immune system could fight off cancer, in celebration of this 23rd anniversary of the We Are The World Blogfest. Although he faced skepticism from medical researchers and disbelief from pharmaceutical companies, he didn’t let that deter him from…

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Good News About Love and Compassion #WATWB

In my search for good news about love, I came across an article on the website of Jim Hopper, PhD. that, as a caregiver, gives me great hope and pause for reflection. Titled Mindfulness and Meditation: Kindness, Compassion & Love, the article gives us a roadmap for cultivating these qualities. In discovering and practicing new…

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