Published on Nov 23, 2012 by itnnews
A group of students have developed the generator to counter Nigeria’s chronic electricity problems. Report by Ashley Fudge.
Opens with a somewhat graphic view of a human cadaver.
Oct 24, 2011
Becoming a doctor takes many years of training at a medical school and tens of thousands of dollars in tuition. But anyone can get a taste of medical training, from real medical school professors, in just two months, for free, at a mini medical school in Denver.
Oct 8, 2011
The New York Academy of Medicine recently (October 3) hosted a research summit sponsored by the Hearing Health Foundation to promote a cure for deafness caused by damaged hair cells in the ear. An estimated 37 million Americans suffer some form of hearing loss, including a Broadway composer who is coping with profound deafness. Correspondent Peter Fedynsky has this report from VOA’s New York bureau.
Nov 24, 2011
Climate negotiators are meeting in Durban, South Africa beginning Monday (November 28-December 9) to discuss the planet’s changing climate. VOA’s Suzanne Presto in Washington tells us about the science of climate change.
Nov 18, 2011
Students in the United States in their last year of high school are not performing as well on the same science tests as their peers in many other countries. Educators say there should be more emphasis on science in American schools. A visit to one school where a retired engineer is using his expertise in science to help both teachers and students shows how it can benefit everyone.
The Presidential Early Career Scientists and Engineer Honorees share their advice to young women interested in getting involved in Science, Engineering, Math or Technology.
First editions of the most famous books by Newton and Copernicus are among the amazing Crawford Collection at the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh.
Also added the the collection is a cast of Isaac Newton’s death mask
The United Nations chose women and science education as the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day (March 8th) to highlight the gender gap in many parts of the world between the number of men and women scientists. VOA’s Brian Padden talked to two women scientists in Indonesia, where the gap is closing.