Science & Health

FILE PHOTO: Smoke billows from a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho, Rondonia State, Brazil, September…
European firms threaten to cut investments to Brazil unless environmental policies change
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Thu, 07/09/2020 - 19:06
NASA Begins Summer Road Trip
Explorers at NASA recently started a mountain-climbing road trip on Mars, more than 70 million kilometers away
VOA Journalist Arash Arabasadi
Thu, 07/09/2020 - 18:14
This undated handout photo obtained July 8, 2020, courtesy of the University of Chicago, shows a rat trapped in a restrainer,as…
Research suggests urge to help or not help in situation is biological, not psychological
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Thu, 07/09/2020 - 17:04
A female Wolf spider (Lycosidae family) carries its egg sac on a stump in a garden outside Moscow on July, 2020. (Photo by Yuri…
Study finds warmer temps provide more time for spiders to reproduce
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Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:31
A general view shows the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland, June 25, 2020. REUTERS…
Dr. David Heymann, a former assistant WHO director-general and an American, says Germany has become an important partner in global health recently, and other countries are stepping up as well   
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Wed, 07/08/2020 - 08:03
FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2019, file photo, large icebergs float away as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland. Rising…
Earth's average surface temperature for July 2019-June 2020 was 1.3C above pre-industrial levels, the standard benchmark for global warming
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 21:27
Massive Machines Search for the Smallest Pieces of the Universe
Antimatter, dark matter; it all matters
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Wed, 07/08/2020 - 00:30
People gather in Soho, as restrictions are eased following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in London.
Officials say evidence virus can spread through air is growing but not definitive
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 15:23
Ghanaians Staying Fit During Pandemic Thanks to Online Exercise Coaches
With coronavirus restrictions making gym workouts somewhat of a challenge, some fitness trainers get creative
Stacey Knott
Wed, 07/08/2020 - 07:32
A New Type of Doctor’s Office Bridges Tech and Modern Medicine
Let's tour a cutting-edge medical facility
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Wed, 07/08/2020 - 00:34
Massive Machines Search for the Smallest Pieces of the Universe
Antimatter, dark matter, it all matters at CERN, officially the European Organization for Nuclear Research
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 18:32
FILE - A woman demonstrates how an HIV self-test kit works, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 07, 2017.
Doctors credit an experimental treatment for the possible cure
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 12:40
Father Sergiy, a Russian monk who has defied the Russian Orthodox Church's leadership, right, speaks with journalists in Sredneuralsk, Russia, June 17, 2020.
Father Sergiy, 65, has attracted nationwide attention by urging believers to disobey church leadership and ignore church closures during the pandemic
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 11:09
FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration…
US government contract to develop treatments of coronavirus is the largest yet
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 10:00
A woman and a small boy wear face masks as they look at dinosaur skeletons while on a structured one directional walk, to…
The fossils, dug up in Madagascar, date from 237 million years ago
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Tue, 07/07/2020 - 01:23