Open science against Covid-19
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In this edition, we tell you more about the movement of so-called open science, or how to make scientific research and its dissemination accessible to everyone by sharing it through collaborative networks.
Many businesses are trying to find ways to protect their employees in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Among the latest gizmos are thermal cameras to detect people who are potentially infected with the virus. This technology has also been deployed in public places in China, Germany and Italy but it raises many privacy concerns.
Plus, we speak to Thomas Landrain, the co-founder of Jogl, an open science interdisciplinary lab that brings together 2,000 scientists on a daily basis. Together, they're fighting global warming and have now also decided to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak.
Also, Dhananjay Khadilkar gives us a view of some of the best open-source initiatives that are emerging throughout Africa, from Senegal to Cameroon.
And in Test 24, we allow you to escape from the global anxiety created by the outbreak with mind-boggling VR and AR cultural tours.
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