Health + Science

Bringing Medicare Into the Digital Age

The United States spends $696 billion on Medicare – so reforming the existing plan distribution model couldn’t be more vital. The process should be as straightforward and stress-free as possible, and that way is through...

Climate Tech, Compassion, and the Innovation Crucible: Highlights of TE22

Our recent three-day excursion into the future of innovation at TE22 brought together concerns about democracy, a semi-obsession with global warming, confusion about the metaverse, and predictions of an AI/robotic society. But we found general...

Larry Brilliant at TE22: Global Warming Drives Health Threats

At Techonomy 22, noted philanthropist and public health expert pulled no punches as he weighed in on the Covid-19 response, the dangers of global warming, and more.

EU Proposes Immediate Loss and Damage Fund, Emissions Peak Before 2025

A dramatic new offer from the plenary floor at COP 27, in which rich countries would immediately set up a loss and damage fund in exchange for a pledge to peak greenhouse gas emissions before...

‘Explosion’ in Number of Fossil Fuel Lobbyists at Cop27 Climate Summit

Oil and gas industries have 636 representatives at Egypt conference – a rise of more than 25% on previous year.

10 Science Insights for COP27

As nations convene in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, leading climate scientists share a new report to support more effective policy.

Hang On to That Mask — Reinfections Ratchet Up Risk of Death and Long-Term Effects

In two studies published this month, researchers report compounded risks of repeat Covid infections and the remarkable effectiveness of universal masking.

In Our Own Best Interests

Biden has signed some groundbreaking legislation lately, but mostly our leaders are failing us. Too many are taking actions that harm us and even them. What’s wrong with working for collective betterment?

Molecular Tests May Change Cancer Screening

As the accuracy of traditional cancer screening is called into question, molecular and genetic tests promise an alternative, noninvasive form of early detection.

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