Those in the middle of the doughnut fall short of life’s essentials while those in the ring around that centre occupy a sweet spot where the Earth’s resources aren’t exploited. Everything outside the doughnut overburdens the planet.
Such sustainable models have never been more important, said Raworth. “As we all start thinking about how we will emerge from this crisis, let us seek to be holistic in how we reimagine and recreate the local-to-global futures of the places we live,” she says.
A new antibody test has been approved by the UK after an independent evaluation showed it had a high degree of accuracy and specificity. The test can pinpoint COVID-19 antibodies thanks to a “specificity greater than 99.8% and sensitivity of 100%”. The test, developed by Roche, is one of a number approved for use around the globe.
Antibody tests check blood for certain proteins produced by our bodies’ immune systems. These tests have been identified by a number of countries as a way to tackle the spread of the virus and loosen lockdowns since they can show who has been exposed to the disease.
The game was designed by university psychology professor, Richard Wiseman, and involves players navigating a busy street to avoid pedestrians, cyclists and people sneezing. “There’s quite a lot of research showing that if you get people – kids in particular – to behave in certain ways in video games it really does transfer to real life,” Wiseman said.