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This week’s ‘Looking At’ summary is now available over on Straight to the Bar.

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Been discussing this (CRISPR potentially stopping or reversing aging) with a few people here - and would love to hear your thoughts on the idea. My own view - absolutely, and quite soon.

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Eyeglasses + bone-conducting audio [video below, 10min30s in]. Interesting combination.

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HIV tests for retail sale (in the UK) for the first time. Fantastic.

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Certainly in use elsewhere in the world, but it's the first time I've seen it in Australia - reducing road speed limits to 30km/h to improve pedestrian safety. Nice one - would love to see it in much more widespread use.

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Interesting discovery - air pollution fell dramatically (the chart shows just how much) when London held its 'Ride London' events; removing numerous cars from the roads for several hours. Would love to see it happen more often.

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Was just discussing the latest Ebola outbreak in the Congo, and the potential use of a vaccine. Makes an enormous difference.

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This week’s ‘Looking At’ summary is now available over on Straight to the Bar.

Cheers to everyone who contributed/plus oned/commented on stories this week. Greatly appreciated.

NB : if you'd like to become one of the Moderators and help choose these stories, let me know. Love hearing how everyone does things.

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There's been an incredible amount of discussion here recently surrounding the use of plastic bags, drinking straws etc in Australia (and doubtless in a great many countries worldwide). If you run a gym that's still using a fair bit of plastic, it might be time to consider alternatives.
War On Waste
War On Waste
abc.net.au

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Transplanting bioengineered lungs (into pigs - humans in 5-10 years). Nice one.
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