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The Week in Good News (07/06)

11th June

Posted by Kiran Momi

Bees that can provide more than just honey. Scientists from the Harry Perkins Institute have found that a specific component in honeybee venom can fight against resistant breast cancer cells. Find out more >>

For the first time, an unseen extended collection of work by Jean-Michel Basquiat is to be displayed in New York. The exhibition will be a celebration of black creatives and the visual legacy of Basquiat. Find out more >> 

Volcano-powered cryptocurrency mining? El Salvador’s president, Nayib Bukele, took to twitter to announce plans of using geothermal energy to power bitcoin mining facilities. Find out more >> 

Two artists have created a sculpture of the G7 summit leaders in Cornwall. And the structure is made entirely of electronic waste. Titled ‘Mount Recyclemore’, the sculpture aims to highlight the growing threat of e-waste to the environment. Find out more >> 

Take a look at National Geographic’s photo of the day series. The collection varies from capturing a moment of joy in Hong Kong’s Dragonboat races, to Koko the gorilla cuddling her pet cat. Find out more >> 

Uncommon, the creative studio, have developed a plant-based cookbook cover made from seeded paper, that can itself be planted. Eventually, the planted book produces herbs. Find out more >> 

In celebration of Pride Month, Fast Company have announced their list of 50 LGBTQ women and nonbinary innovators in tech, finance, venture capital and media. Take a look at the list of trailblazersFind out more >> 

From a lion rolling on the floor laughing in the Serengeti National Park, to a bundle of nestled racoons. A sneak preview of the funniest animals from the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2021. Find out more >>