Around the world, one in three people suffer from something known as “hidden hunger.” Their bellies may be full, but the food they are eating is not nutritious. A San Francisco food technology firm is working in Liberia to see if it can make a popular Liberian dish more nutritious. Michelle Quinn reports.
Only days after the spectacular liftoff of what is currently the heaviest space rocket, the privately built Falcon Heavy, NASA announced the next launch will carry a specially built atomic clock. The new device, much smaller and sturdier than earth-bound atomic clocks, will help future astronauts navigate in deep space. VOA’s George Putic reports.
Opioid addiction is a crisis in the United States, with more than 2 million Americans dependent on the pain-killing drugs, experts say. Now, the ancient Chinese needle form of acupuncture is providing an alternative to opioids for pain and helping people who are already addicted them. VOA’s Deborah Block has the story.