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Removing Plastics from the Ocean: Andrew Forrest - Australian billionaire Andrew Forrest has taken his place at the forefront of global efforts to reduce plastic pollution in the ocean. Regarded as Australia’s biggest philanthropist, Forrest is working to eliminate plastic waste by transforming the plastic industry – shifting plastic production from fossil fuel models to recycled materials models and thereby phasing out plastic […]
Revolutionizing the Diagnosis of Cancer: Raj Krishnan - Combining electrical engineering and bioengineering, Raj Krishnan has created a technology that revolutionizes the approach to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other severe illnesses. Called OmniVerita, this “lab-on-a-chip” molecular diagnostic platform creates opportunities for early detection, treatment response, and recurrence monitoring.  OmniVerita directly isolates any particle from any solution, without prior processing, in […]
William McKeever “Emperors of the Deep” Film Premiering Spring 2020 - William McKeever is a documentary filmmaker, writer, and the founder of the non-profit organization Safeguard the Seas, dedicated to ocean conservation. He is the producer and director of the forthcoming feature-length documentary film Emperors of the Deep, which will premier in spring 2020. McKeever is on a mission to change the public’s perception of sharks of the dangerous and […]