Dogs are well known and valued for their ability to smell everything from drugs, to bombs to contraband electronics. But scientists at Lancaster University have trained them to sniff out illnesses, specifically malaria. And that could be game changing in the fight to stop the spread of the disease. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
As climate change raises sea levels, salty ocean water is pushing its way inland. That's ruining valuable farmland around the world. On Maryland's Eastern Shore, once-productive fields are succumbing to the saline waters. So researchers are looking for ways to keep farmers in business as the land changes. VOA's Steve Baragona has more.