#030 — These are the Top 7 Best News that happened Last Week
🇺🇦 — Hope you had a great weekend. Here’s some good news that still happened around the world
Ukrainian-born Mila Kunis and husband Ashton Kutcher are doing their part to help those impacted by the current unrest in Ukraine.
The Hollywood couple announced on Thursday that they’ve launched a GoFundMe page for victims of Russia’s invasion of the country and will match up to $3 million in donations.
President Joe Biden said Americans will be able to get Covid antiviral pills for free if they test positive at a pharmacy. The administration will launch hundreds of sites nationwide this month at CVS, Walgreens and Kroger as well as community health centers, a White House official said.
Biden said Americans can also order more free Covid tests at the government’s website, covidtests.gov, next week.
Under these exceptional circumstances, pets traveling with their owners from Ukraine or under force majeure circumstances from Russia are authorized to enter Finland without prior application or permit.
Owners or their representatives are asked to present the pet and any paperwork to Finnish Customs at the border upon entry. Finnish Customs will give further instructions at the border.
Food tech company Better Dairy is closer to getting its aged and hard cheeses into the testing phase after securing $22 million in Series A funding.
The U.K.-based company, founded in 2019 by Jevan Nagarajah, is still in the R&D phase of developing animal-free cheeses using precision fermentation. While other food tech companies are tackling softer cheeses like mozzarella or whey proteins, Better Daily is targeting hard cheeses, a process that is more complex, in a more sustainable way.
An ambitious new project aims to bring an iconic marsupial species back from the dead. A group of researchers from the University of Melbourne plan to bring the Tasmanian tiger back from the dead.
The major revolution is thanks to CRISPR, a powerful DNA cut-and-paste tool, which presents a way for scientists to recreate the genetic code of species long extinct. The technology is at the heart of a proposal to bring back the Woolly Mammoth by 2027, led by the biotech firm Colossal.
After years in decline, kiwi numbers are bouncing back thanks to intensive conservation efforts by the government and volunteers. The good news for New Zealand’s national bird was revealed in the Department of Conservation’s report into the conservation status of birds.
Of the five species of kiwi, the North Island brown kiwi is faring best.
If you will ever find a chance to stop for taking gas in the town of Mogi das Cruzes in Brazil, you may want to meet with their sweetest employee, a puppy named Negão. He works at a small Shell gas station, and while he may not be able to pump gas, skilled at pumping a sense of happiness to customers.
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