#Innovation

  • Article: Bill Gates-Backed Startup Makes Avocados Last Twice as Long
    Food & Hunger

    Bill Gates-Backed Startup Makes Avocados Last Twice as Long

    By Jasper Lo|June 20, 2018

    A plant-derived coating could help fight food waste. Read more

  • Article: These 3 Teens Figured Out a Brilliant Way to Recycle Styrofoam
    Finance & Innovation

    These 3 Teens Figured Out a Brilliant Way to Recycle Styrofoam

    By Joe McCarthy|June 7, 2018

    Styrofoam can take up to 500 years to break down. Read more

  • Article: This Tiny Chip Could Help Protect Women From Sexual Violence
    Girls & Women

    This Tiny Chip Could Help Protect Women From Sexual Violence

    June 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The tiny computer chip costs less than $40. Read more

  • Article: $500 Million Fund Aims to Support African Women in Business
    Finance & Innovation

    $500 Million Fund Aims to Support African Women in Business

    May 29, 2018|News Deeply

    The UN fund is dedicated to supporting women-led companies on the African continent. Read more

  • Article: This Low-Cost Device Purifies Water Using Only Paper and Sunlight
    Water & Sanitation

    This Low-Cost Device Purifies Water Using Only Paper and Sunlight

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 18, 2018

    Imagine what a device like this could mean for areas of the world lacking clean water. Read more

  • Article: This Solar-Powered Device Turns Air Into Water
    Water & Sanitation

    This Solar-Powered Device Turns Air Into Water

    By Jasper Lo|May 15, 2018

    The device could offer a safe water solution for people living off the grid. Read more

  • Article: Scientist in India Develops One-Step Water Contamination Test
    Water & Sanitation

    Scientist in India Develops One-Step Water Contamination Test

    By Jasper Lo|May 10, 2018

    The foolproof device could save millions of lives. Read more

  • Article: This App Hopes to Reduce Child Marriages in Bangladesh
    Finance & Innovation

    This App Hopes to Reduce Child Marriages in Bangladesh

    May 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than half of all Bangladeshi girls are married before they turn 18. Read more