Seven From Seven: Arctic Shelters and an Aid for Agoraphobia

8th April 2022

Each week, we scour the worlds of innovation, tech for good and social impact to bring you seven of our top stories…

  1. A new emergency Arctic shelter has been created using an origami-like design. The shelter can maintain an average of 37C difference inside compared to outside, keeping the user from being exposed to the elements.
  2. Scientists are producing a new cancer treatment that works with the body’s cellular waste disposal, wiping out the harmful cells.
  3. The Telegraph reports that a start-up has made a breakthrough in the quest to crack nuclear fusion. The breakthrough was formed using a projectile method and is now in the process of being validated.
  4. The creator of Fortnite has now raised £110 million to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine after donating all in-game sales.
  5. VR roleplay is being used to help people with agoraphobia to build their confidence in being outside in public places, such as on the bus or in the city centre.
  6. Sky News reports that scientists have created a 3-D printed fingertip that uses artificial nerve signals in an effort to mimic the sense of touch associated with human skin.
  7. Pinterest has announced it will remove content that contains false or misleading information about climate change, including posts that deny its existence.

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