The pandemic affects our health in more ways than you’d expect. Necessary health protocols such as isolation and rigorous sanitation are affecting our microbiome — the “collection of microbes that live on and inside our bodies”. Developing a diverse microbiome is crucial to developing a robust immune system; for example, exposure to pets early in life reduces the risk of developing allergies. What then shall we do to maintain a healthy microbiome during this sanitisation-frenzy?
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The Lightyear O is a revolutionary electric car powered by the sun. Developed by a Dutch startup, the four-door sedan has over 50 square feet of solar panels on its roof and hood, generating up to 43 miles of energy a day. With production now underway in Finland, the car does come with a hefty price tag at $262,000, but the company hopes to introduce a more affordable version, the Lightyear 2, by 2025. Read full article here