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Good News Tuesday for May 10, 2022: Sea Lion Pups, Decarbonizing Scooters, AI Testing, and Prosthetic Arms (x2)

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Seeking Balance One Tuesday at a Time

Watching Sea Lion Pups in New Zealand

Volunteers in New Zealand are “babysitting” endangered sea lion pups. Meet one teen volunteer and read more about sea lion history in this article from CNN.

Decarbonizing Scooters

The Taiwanese company Gogoro has created a system to convert polluting scooters to electric with battery swapping stations. Here’s the story and podcast from Voltz.

Artificial Intelligence is Gradually Replacing Animal Testing

The company Smarter Sorting realized they could use a computational model to determine substance toxicity, “…which is not only faster, more cost effective, but also more humane,” says CEO Jacqueline. Claudia. Read about how AI can help reduce suffering from animal testing from FAST Company.

Teenager Invents a Mind Controlled Prosthetic Arm

High school student Benjamin Choi created a “non-invasive, mind-controlled robotic arm … able to withstand weights up to about four tons…. And it only costs around $300 to manufacture.” Read this fascinating story from Smithsonian Magazine.

And in related news….

8-Year-Old Beknur Gets a News Prosthetic Arm made from Legos

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Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Jesus follower, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again as well as the short version: From Loneliness to Love.

13 thoughts on “Good News Tuesday for May 10, 2022: Sea Lion Pups, Decarbonizing Scooters, AI Testing, and Prosthetic Arms (x2)

  1. Wow!! There’s so much here! Makes me very hopeful to read. 🙂

    • Yay! Hope is exactly what I want to inspire. There’s plenty of good news happening in the world. Thank you for enjoying some of it with me. 🙂

  2. I watched Beknur’s arm video open mouthed. It is possibly the most wonderful piece of good news you have posted, JoAnna

  3. Lovely. Such a lovely breath of fresh hope. Thanks.

  4. Wow! A mind-controlled arm and artificial intelligence replacing animal testing are HUGE! Thanks!

  5. Teenagers babysitting endangered seals! Functional prosthetic arm made from Legos! Two very novel ideas. Great news, JoAnna! ❤ Have a wonderful weekend!

    • Thanks for reading and picking up on the novelty of the ideas. Maybe that’s what drew me to them – outside the box good news. Have a wonderful weekend, Cheryl! ❤

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