Welcome to our weekly roundup!

Highlighting the different posts we had this week and previewing what’s to come next week.


Daily Dose with Dr. CJ Meadows

With the first Covid vaccinations rolling out already, the focus is now shifting to the often-overlooked
cold supply chain that makes it possible. Can we innovate a better solution? Dr. CJ Meadows shares
one story from Cambodia, about shelf-stable silk vaccines. Creating a potentially elegant medical and
logistical solution all in one.

Find out more in our latest Daily Dose, with our host Karim Raffa.


Sneak peek of our newest series

A sneak peek of our newest series – The Business of STEM Education – coming soon!
Featuring experts, including Nobel laureate Prof. Sir Konstantin Novoselov, Dr. Paul LeBlanc
and UK-FCO Scientific Advisor Professor Carole Mundell.


The Mass of Human-Made Materials

What is the weight of manmade strain on the planet? According to the Weizmann Institute of Science,
we’ve reached an interesting new milestone – the weight of all the stuff we produce will exceed
that of the planet’s entire biomass, sometime in the next few weeks.

Find out more in the article below.


BTS from our latest shoot

BTS from our latest shoot with some of the top thought-leaders on the topic of racial inequality,
economics, and the state of our society today. More details coming soon!


Sneak peek of our weekend posts


Closing of borders. Trade wars. The politicization of access to a vaccine… As we near the end of a
tumultuous year, the world’s league table for soft power has changed dramatically.

Here’s the latest soft power scorecard, courtesy of the Carnegie Endowment: