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Climate Change Affects Traditional Spearfishing
Science & Technology
Climate Change Affects Traditional Spearfishing

08:31 July 18, 2024

Cold nights, on Chippewa Flowage, a lake in the state of Wisconsin, do not stop 15-year-old Gabe Bisonette. He has been learning spearfishing, a trad…

Ivory Coast Launches First Malaria Vaccine Program
Health & Lifestyle
Ivory Coast Launches First Malaria Vaccine Program

04:21 July 18, 2024

Health workers in Ivory Coast have launched the country’s first child vaccination program against malaria. The effort aims to reduce cases of the mos…

Scientists Find Cave on Moon That Could House Future Explorers
Science & Technology
Scientists Find Cave on Moon That Could House Future Explorers

03:41 July 17, 2024

Scientists have confirmed a cave on the moon, not far from where Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed 55 years ago. They suspect there are hundreds …

Rarest Whale in World Appears on New Zealand Beach
Science & Technology
Rarest Whale in World Appears on New Zealand Beach

03:14 July 17, 2024

No one has ever seen a live spade-toothed whale. It is the world's rarest kind of whale. No one knows how many exist, what they eat, or even where th…

Tech Tip: Password Manager Can Simplify Logins, Improve Security
Science & Technology
Tech Tip: Password Manager Can Simplify Logins, Improve Security

06:34 July 17, 2024

For most of us, using – and trying to remember – a collection of passwords is just a normal part of our digital lives. But it seems like the number o…

Is College Worth It?
Education
Is College Worth It?

07:35 July 16, 2024

A new study says that Americans have increasing questions about the value and cost of a college education. Most of the people taking part in the stud…

S. Korean Beauty Industry Using AI to Develop New Products
Science & Technology
S. Korean Beauty Industry Using AI to Develop New Products

04:03 July 16, 2024

South Korean beauty products company AmorePacific has a new artificial intelligence (AI) laboratory that has become popular with customers. At the la…

Where Is Bird Flu Spreading around the World?
Health & Lifestyle
Where Is Bird Flu Spreading around the World?

06:44 July 16, 2024

Different versions of bird flu have been spreading around the world in recent years. The virus, officially known as H5N1, is believed to have killed …

Fake Picassos Create Legal Trouble for Australian Museum
Arts & Culture
Fake Picassos Create Legal Trouble for Australian Museum

03:33 July 15, 2024

An art gallery in the Australian state of Tasmania presented three paintings as if they were works by the famed painter, Pablo Picasso. At first, the…

Can Resistance Training Keep Us Feeling Young?
Health & Lifestyle
Can Resistance Training Keep Us Feeling Young?

08:53 July 15, 2024

From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. Some experts suggest that lifting weights is the best way to keep our bodies strong…

A Short History of Attacks on US Presidents, Candidates
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A Short History of Attacks on US Presidents, Candidates

08:28 July 15, 2024

Officials are investigating how a gunman was able to fire several shots at former President Donald Trump during a campaign event in Butler, Pennsylva…

Ants Can Perform Amputations to Save Lives
Science & Technology
Ants Can Perform Amputations to Save Lives

04:48 July 14, 2024

Human doctors perform amputations, or removal of an arm, leg, or finger, after a serious injury. The purpose of this action is to prevent infection o…

NASA Researchers End One-year Mars Habitat Mission
Science & Technology
NASA Researchers End One-year Mars Habitat Mission

06:23 July 14, 2024

Four scientists have left a model Mars environment where they lived in isolation for more than a year. The crew took part in the experiment for the A…

Man Regains His Voice with the Help of a Rare Medical Operation
Health & Lifestyle
Man Regains His Voice with the Help of a Rare Medical Operation

07:03 July 14, 2024

A man in the Northeastern state of Massachusetts has regained his voice after a rare operation. Marty Kedian received a total transplant of his laryn…

Large Gift Covers Costs for Johns Hopkins Medical Classes
Education
Large Gift Covers Costs for Johns Hopkins Medical Classes

06:22 July 13, 2024

Most medical students at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland will no longer pay for classes thanks to a $1 billion gift from Bloomberg Ph…

The Story of America’s First Novel
Arts & Culture
The Story of America’s First Novel

06:01 July 12, 2024

In the winter of 1789, around the time George Washington was elected as the first United States president, a printer quietly published what would bec…

US Farmers Use Tree from India to Produce Proteins and Biofuel
Science & Technology
US Farmers Use Tree from India to Produce Proteins and Biofuel

05:48 July 11, 2024

American farmers are using an ancient tree from India to produce beans for making protein-rich foods and biofuels. The tree is called pongamia. It is…

Who Were the Denisovans, Ancestors of Modern Humans?
Science & Technology
Who Were the Denisovans, Ancestors of Modern Humans?

07:05 July 11, 2024

Pieces of bones in a cave in the Tibetan highlands have given researchers new evidence of the mysterious human ancestors known as Denisovans. Interna…

Dog Weddings on the Rise in China
Arts & Culture
Dog Weddings on the Rise in China

03:27 July 10, 2024

It was a dream wedding in a lovely place, with beautiful clothing and a tasty wedding cake. This perfect wedding day in front of friends and family i…

Scientists Find World’s Oldest Cave Painting in Indonesia
Science & Technology
Scientists Find World’s Oldest Cave Painting in Indonesia

04:35 July 10, 2024

On the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, scientists have discovered the world’s oldest known cave painting. The researchers used a laser to date the pai…

NASCAR Introduces Electric Racer to Explore Sustainable Technologies
Science & Technology
NASCAR Introduces Electric Racer to Explore Sustainable Technologies

06:27 July 10, 2024

The American professional racing organization, NASCAR, recently rolled out its first electric vehicle model to the public. Officials with the motorsp…

Decline of US Students in China Means Fewer Experts
Education
Decline of US Students in China Means Fewer Experts

05:52 July 9, 2024

The number of Americans studying in China has decreased by large amounts in recent years, from around 11,000 in 2019 to 800 this year. Some people wi…

Asia’s Richest Man Plans Costly Wedding for His Son
Arts & Culture
Asia’s Richest Man Plans Costly Wedding for His Son

04:07 July 9, 2024

Mukesh Ambani is known as the richest person in Asia. This week, his son is getting married. But the celebrations and parties began several months ag…

Researchers: Desert Moss Could Support Colonies on Mars
Science & Technology
Researchers: Desert Moss Could Support Colonies on Mars

03:12 July 9, 2024

Scientists have identified a kind of desert moss that could help support possible colonies on Mars, a study by the Chinese Academy of Sciences showed…

NATO Summit Aims to Increase Partnerships in Indo-Pacific
AS IT IS
NATO Summit Aims to Increase Partnerships in Indo-Pacific

07:33 July 9, 2024

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is seeking closer ties with non-member partners from Asia at its 2024 leaders meeting. It opened Tuesday in th…

Scientists Fear Bird Flu Pandemic Coming
Health & Lifestyle
Scientists Fear Bird Flu Pandemic Coming

06:44 July 8, 2024

Scientists studying the spread of bird flu in the United States say they worry about a lack of data in tracking the virus, called Type A H5N1. In rec…

How to Deal Safely with Poison Ivy in the Garden
Health & Lifestyle
How to Deal Safely with Poison Ivy in the Garden

05:19 July 8, 2024

Experienced gardeners have likely learned to look out for poison ivy, a common plant found across North America, Europe and East Asia. While this gre…

Boeing Admits Guilt in Two Deadly Plane Crashes
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Boeing Admits Guilt in Two Deadly Plane Crashes

06:18 July 8, 2024

American company Boeing will admit to criminal charges of wrongdoing linked to two deadly passenger jet crashes. The aerospace manufacturer will also…

UN Agency: China Leading AI Patents Race
Science & Technology
UN Agency: China Leading AI Patents Race

03:22 July 7, 2024

Recent United Nations data shows that China is ahead of other countries in filing patents for generative artificial intelligence (or GenAI) invention…

Nigeria’s Solar Projects Struggle to Power the Country
Science & Technology
Nigeria’s Solar Projects Struggle to Power the Country

07:03 July 7, 2024

About half of Nigeria’s 200 million people cannot get enough electricity from the country’s electrical grid. Many poor, rural communities have no ele…

NASA Chooses SpaceX to Build a Vehicle to Deorbit Space Station
Science & Technology
NASA Chooses SpaceX to Build a Vehicle to Deorbit Space Station

06:54 July 7, 2024

The U.S. space agency NASA has chosen SpaceX to produce a vehicle to take the International Space Station (ISS) out of orbit at the end of its servic…

The Volkswagen Beetle Is Still Popular in a Mexico City Neighborhood
Arts & Culture
The Volkswagen Beetle Is Still Popular in a Mexico City Neighborhood

05:43 July 5, 2024

German automaker Volkswagen (VW) ended production of its Beetle model in 2019. But some communities around the world are still demonstrating a lastin…

Researchers: Protecting 1% of Earth’s Surface Would Save Rare Wildlife
Science & Technology
Researchers: Protecting 1% of Earth’s Surface Would Save Rare Wildlife

05:29 July 4, 2024

A recent report by environmental researchers says that protecting 1.2 percent of the Earth’s land surface could prevent most extinctions. Extinction …

India’s Garbage-picking Jobs Made Worse by Extreme Heat
AS IT IS
India’s Garbage-picking Jobs Made Worse by Extreme Heat

05:01 July 4, 2024

Near Jammu, India, the smell of burning garbage, or waste material, spreads out for kilometers across the city. The site where the garbage is burned …

Independence Day in the US
Arts & Culture
Independence Day in the US

04:16 July 3, 2024

The United States celebrates its Independence Day on July 4. John Adams, who later became America’s second president, wrote to his wife in 1776 that …

Beryl May Mark Beginning of Dangerous Hurricane Season
Science & Technology
Beryl May Mark Beginning of Dangerous Hurricane Season

05:02 July 3, 2024

Weather experts say the storm Hurricane Beryl might represent the beginning of a very active and dangerous hurricane season. "It's the earliest Categ…

As AI Expands in Workplace, US States Seek to Train Workers to Use it
Science & Technology
As AI Expands in Workplace, US States Seek to Train Workers to Use it

06:08 July 3, 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) tools continue to expand in the workplace. And some U.S. states have launched specialized programs to train workers on h…

Rural Student Bests University Competitors in China’s Math Contest
Education
Rural Student Bests University Competitors in China’s Math Contest

06:07 July 2, 2024

A 17-year-old vocational school student from rural China is being celebrated on social media after reaching the final round of a math competition. Sh…

Chinese Researchers Develop Robot Dogs to Assist the Blind
Science & Technology
Chinese Researchers Develop Robot Dogs to Assist the Blind

03:58 July 2, 2024

Researchers in Shanghai are developing a robot “guide dog” that could help blind people. The robot is currently being tested in Shanghai. The machine…

South Sudan: Home to World's Largest Land Mammal Migration
Science & Technology
South Sudan: Home to World's Largest Land Mammal Migration

05:56 July 2, 2024

South Sudan is home to what some wildlife experts say is the world’s largest land animal migration, or seasonal movement of animals. But government o…

Study: Ancient Pig-like Animal Shows Early Brain Development
Science & Technology
Study: Ancient Pig-like Animal Shows Early Brain Development

04:46 July 1, 2024

Researchers say a new study on an ancient pig-like animal is helping them learn more about brain development in mammals. The animal is known as Gordo…

How Heat Kills
Health & Lifestyle
How Heat Kills

09:49 July 1, 2024

From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. As temperatures and humidity rise outside, what happens inside the human body can b…

US Supreme Court: Presidents Have Immunity for 'Official Acts'
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US Supreme Court: Presidents Have Immunity for 'Official Acts'

03:57 July 1, 2024

The United States Supreme Court on Monday ruled that American presidents have "immunity" from prosecution over what the ruling calls "official acts."…

Brazilian’s Soccer Shirt Collection Gets Guinness World Record
Arts & Culture
Brazilian’s Soccer Shirt Collection Gets Guinness World Record

03:25 June 30, 2024

Guinness World Records recently recognized a 41-year-old Brazilian man for having the world’s largest collection of soccer shirts. Cassio Brandão has…

California Energy Deal Marks Big Step for Geothermal Power
Science & Technology
California Energy Deal Marks Big Step for Geothermal Power

04:42 June 30, 2024

The method of making electricity from the Earth’s natural heat has been moving forward quietly for many years. Recently, that effort has reached a mi…

Astronauts’ Return Delayed as Boeing Aims to Fix Starliner Spacecraft
Science & Technology
Astronauts’ Return Delayed as Boeing Aims to Fix Starliner Spacecraft

05:40 June 30, 2024

Two American astronauts have been delayed at the International Space Station (ISS) while engineers try to fix problems with Boeing’s Starliner spacec…

Should Buildings where Deadly Shootings Happened Be Destroyed?
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Should Buildings where Deadly Shootings Happened Be Destroyed?

06:02 June 29, 2024

Deadly mass shootings have affected many American communities in recent years. These communities have had to face a decision: Do they keep the buildi…

Inspired by Olympics, Japanese Seniors Learn Breakdancing
Arts & Culture
Inspired by Olympics, Japanese Seniors Learn Breakdancing

04:21 June 28, 2024

Saruwaka Kiyoshie is a 74-year-old surfer and classical Japanese dancer. Now Saruwaka is interested in a new event for the 2024 Olympic Games in Pari…

Cows, Pigs Face Carbon Tax in Denmark
Science & Technology
Cows, Pigs Face Carbon Tax in Denmark

05:38 June 27, 2024

Denmark will tax farm animals such as cattle and pigs for releasing methane, a kind of greenhouse gas, starting in 2030. Some scientists think that g…

Nigeria’s ‘Happy City’ Is Helpless Against Rising Sea
Science & Technology
Nigeria’s ‘Happy City’ Is Helpless Against Rising Sea

06:49 June 27, 2024

The coastal Nigerian community of Ayetoro was founded in 1947. Often called a “Happy City,” it was meant to be a Christian utopia, or perfect place. …

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