From a church pastor who helped pay off school lunch debt to a new device that could restore movement for those paralyzed, here are some fun, positive news stories from this past week!
Church Pays Off Cafeteria Lunch Debt For Every County School
A North Carolina pastor named Dickie Spargo recently came across an article about the growing number of kids whose school lunch accounts remained unpaid, and that families owe a total of $13,000 in his county. In less than two weeks they raised $23,000, which will help pay off student lunch debt for the year and the rest will go towards paying off debt for the next school year!
3D-Printed Hotel Being Built In Texas
A 3D-printed hotel is set to be built in Texas, designed by Swedish architect Bjarke Ingels and printed by Austin-based company ICON. The hotel will feature an infinity pool, outdoor bathhouse and kitchen, and an art exhibition hall. 3D printing offers significant cost savings and strength benefits, with costs up to 30% less than traditional methods and structures up to 350% stronger. The hotel is set to begin construction in 2024 and will feature skylights in all rooms to provide unobstructed views of the night sky.
A Finnish company has developed a carbon-negative replacement for cement in concrete using that absorbs more carbon than cement. The technology extracts CO2 from the air and deposits it into the slag, which is then used to make concrete. The technology reduces CO2 emissions compared to traditional cement by 45%!
New Brain Implant Could Restore Movement in Paralyzed Limbs
Scientists in the UK have developed a device that can help restore arm and leg movements to people who are paralyzed. The device is made up of a combination of flexible electronics and stem cells, and works by boosting connections between neurons and the paralyzed limbs. While more research and testing is needed before the device can be used in humans, it is a promising development for people who have lost limb function due to injury or illness.
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