Most healthy children between the ages of four and 10 grow about five centimeters (two inches) a year. So, one family knew something was wrong when their son fit into the same clothes, season after season. VOA's Carol Pearson reports doctors were able to get him growing once again after testing for a growth hormone.
Humans have been genetically modifying foods for centuries. Wild tomatoes or carrots for instance don't look much like the mass produced foods we eat today. But in these days of genetic modification, consumers have tended to keep so called "Frankenfoods" at arms length. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports a new generation of precision editing techniques may change that.
Some of you may be familiar with mythical sea monsters. For example, Scotland's infamous Loch Ness Monster "Nessie," and Giganto, fictional beasts of comic book fame. But millions of years ago, there were real-life sea monsters that lived and thrived in what we now call the South Atlantic Ocean. Now a Smithsonian museum in Washington is giving visitors a chance to learn about these ancient marine reptiles. VOA's Julie Taboh has more.