Good News Headlines 11/5/19

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Museum Of Science Adds Sensory-friendly Planetarium Show

from Bay State Parent

This show’s environment, which will be rolled out to the Museum’s other planetarium shows, can benefit individuals with autism, dementia, sound/light sensitivities, and a wide range of needs… Read More



Americans Toss 20 Billion Diapers Per Year. This Seaweed Version Could Change That

by Elizabeth Segran, Fast Company

The material is more sustainable to produce than the cotton cloth diapers on the market. And SeaCell also happens to be naturally antibacterial and full of antioxidants, so it is actually good for baby’s skin… Read More



15 Teenagers Awarded For Each Launching Their Own Project To Save Oceans From Plastic Pollution

from Good News Network

More than 250 teen activists are being hailed for launching creative campaigns to fight plastic pollution around the world—and 15 of them have been rewarded prize money for their efforts… Read More



650 People Formed A Human Chain To Move Children’s Books From One Library To Another

by Allison Klein, The Washington Post

The volunteers stood shoulder to shoulder, forming a human chain that spanned more than a quarter-mile — longer than five football fields… Read More



New Battery Design Could Charge An Electric Car In Just 10 Minutes

from The Japan Times

Scientists in the U.S. have claimed a technological breakthrough that could resolve one of the key concerns surrounding all-electric vehicles… Read More



Make Way For Biogas! Food Scraps Will Be Used As Fuel For Garbage Trucks In Toronto

by Eliza Erskine, One Green Planet

Anaerobic digesters take materials from food scrap bins and turn it into solid or biogas, a type of biofuel that is naturally produced from the decomposition of organic waste… Read More



How A Road Trip Helped A Father And Son Reconnect After Years Of Distance

by Yasmin Amer, WBUR

Chas McClure, 73, remembered clearly the moment when he first held his newborn 48 years ago. He’d been praying for a daughter… Read More



Four African American Academics Named MacArthur “Genius” Fellows In 2019

from Good Black News

 The goal of the awards is to “encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations” without the burden of having to worry about their financial situation… Read More


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