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Museum visits on prescription, the return of public banking, South Africa’s solar-powered train

Museum visits on prescription, the return of public banking, South Africa’s solar-powered train Museum in Brussels, Belgium

In today’s issue of Squirrel News, Brussels is testing prescribed museum visits to treat anxiety and other mental conditions, the push for public banking is forging forward, and South-African students have built the country’s first fully solar-powered train.

#26: Humor for Humanity

#26: Humor for Humanity Jimmy Tingle, Humor for Humanity

Can humour help solve social problems? Comedian Jimmy Tingle thinks it can. With his project “Humor for Humanity” he aims to raise spirits, funds and awareness for non-profits and social causes. In our new episode, Jimmy explains to us how that works and shares impressing anecdotes on the President of Moldova and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Blood test detects 50 types of cancer, new approach to treat obesity, guaranteed income programme for immigrants

Blood test detects 50 types of cancer, new approach to treat obesity, guaranteed income programme for immigrants Cancer, Ovarian Tumor Microenvironment

In today’s edition of Squirrel News, a new blood test can detect cancer before symptoms appear, US doctors use a new combination of approaches to treat obesity, and Minnesota pilots the nation’s first guaranteed income scheme for immigrants.