According to local officials, at least 1,341 people have died after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. The earthquake, which struck just before noon local time, hit between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara, according to the US … Continued
This article is part of the series, “Connecting the Dots”, made in partnership with Kenneth Cole which sheds light on optimism in the world of HIV/AIDS research. More of this series can be seen on this page. Dr. Paul Volberding began seeing HIV/AIDS patients … Continued
A US Border Patrol agent who killed a teenager when he fired across the border from Texas into Mexico cannot be sued in US courts by the Mexican teen’s family, a federal appeals court ruled Friday. The unanimous ruling was … Continued
A few solar powered batteries may help turn the tide in the world’s ongoing water crisis. A team from MIT has successfully tested a water system that turns salt water into usable drinking water without the massive and expensive infrastructure … Continued
Littering is an epidemic in Hong Kong. But now, Hong Kong Cleanup, an environmental organization, has come up with a genius way to combat trashing the streets of the city: completely shame anyone who litters using their DNA. The team … Continued
This video is part of the series, “Connecting the Dots”, made in partnership with Kenneth Cole which sheds light on optimism in the world of HIV/AIDS research. More of this series can be seen on this page. ACT II Austin Padilla, upon learning … Continued
Body Team 12 was announced on April 23rd as the ‘Best Documentary Short’ for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. Executive Producer Olivia Wilde and RYOT’s Co-Founders Bryn Mooser and David Darg, tell the incredible story of ebola-fighter Garmai Sumo who heroically helped contained the virus.