Science & Health

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective mask amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak cycles past Ariake Arena  in Tokyo…
Second emergency order of 2021 would cover several prefectures, including Tokyo and Osaka  
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 08:11 AM
A changing Arctic climate may bring more competition for bowhead whales.
The recordings gathered during the 2018-2019 winter in the freezing cold Arctic waters off Canada proved that a population of bowhead whales had skipped their usual migration south
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 04:42 AM
FILE PHOTO: Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds at the closing session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
President Xi will appear virtually from Beijing Thursday on first day of Leaders Summit on Climate organized by US counterpart Joe Biden     
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 04:28 AM
FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels
Deal comes as world leaders prepare to meet on climate change
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 04:17 AM
Biden Pushes Plan to Boost Electric Bus Production
Proposal is part of $2 trillion American Jobs Plan legislation that the administration says is needed to revamp nation’s infrastructure, compete with China
Patsy Widakuswara, Senior White House Correspondent
Wed, 04/21/2021 - 02:54 AM
Coal is expected to be main driver of increase 
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Tue, 04/20/2021 - 07:40 PM
FILE - Vials with a sticker reading, "COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only" and a medical syringe are seen.
But European medicine regulator says benefits outweigh risks
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Tue, 04/20/2021 - 02:59 PM
A Recycling Machine Sells the Idea of Consumers Doing More for the Environment
Making plastics, glass and aluminum easier to turn into something else at home
Julie Taboh
Tue, 04/20/2021 - 12:43 PM
Refrigerated containers with supplies to produce China's Sinovac vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) arrive at…
Worry over lower efficacy of China's vaccines could be offset by the lure of easier travel 
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Mon, 04/19/2021 - 08:36 PM
A patient is wheeled outside a COVID-19 hospital, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India,…
India's capital announces weeklong lockdown
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Mon, 04/19/2021 - 04:41 PM
In this photo taken Friday, June 19, 2020, a laboratory specialist secures samples taken from potential coronavirus patients at…
South Sudan health officials have stopped administering 60,000 AstraZeneca doses because of the COVID vaccine's expiration date, even though the drugmaker and the WHO say the vaccine has a shelf life of 6 months
Waakhe Simon Wudu
Mon, 04/19/2021 - 03:25 PM
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter captured this shot as it hovered over the Martian surface on April 19, 2021, during the first instance of powered, controlled flight on another planet.
Mission control confirms the first aircraft flight on another planet 
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Mon, 04/19/2021 - 08:18 AM
A patient is wheeled outside a COVID-19 hospital, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad, India,…
South Asian nation has barely vaccinated 1% of its population, while United States says half of all American adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose 
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Mon, 04/19/2021 - 07:39 AM
Welsh Company Gives New Life to Discarded PPE
Cardiff-based company melts personal protective equipment into goo used to build chairs and toolboxes
VOA Journalist Arash Arabasadi
Sun, 04/18/2021 - 05:23 PM
FILE - A construction site is seen against the backdrop of skyscrapers on a day with high air pollution in Beijing, China, March 11, 2021.
Agreement reached ahead of Biden’s climate summit this week
Ken Bredemeier
Sun, 04/18/2021 - 03:04 PM