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April 2013

April 27, 2013

Science World - 40th Anniversary of the Cell Phone

40th anniversary of the cell phone: John Walls from CTIA, the Wireless Association talks about this revolutionary technology and the impact it's had on all of us. NASA wants to identify, capture and retrieve an asteroid. HIV-infected people, who start anti-retroviral treatment, can expect near normal life spans. Cell therapy could become as common of a way to treat the sick . A university in Israel gives us a lesson in what plants know. Researchers have come up with a new way to prep brain tissue for detailed study. Science World Quick Quiz: Remembers Nobel Prize winning scientist Robert Edwards pioneered the In-Vitro-Fertilization technique.

April 19, 2013

Science World

Program that examines global issues in science, technology, agriculture, and the environment .

April 2013

Science World is VOA’s on-air and online blog covering science, health, technology and the environment.

Rick PantaleoHosted by Rick Pantaleo, Science World‘s informative, entertaining and easy-to-understand presentation offers the latest news, features and one-on-one interviews with researchers, scientists, innovators and other newsmakers.

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Science World begins after the newscast on Friday at 2200, Saturday at 0300, 1100 and 1900 and Sunday at 0100, 0400, 0900, 1100 and 1200. The program may also be heard on some VOA affiliates after the news on Saturday at 0900 and 1100. (All times UTC).

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