One day instead of visiting a doctor in person for health information or searching online, you could be asking for advice from a medical expert's avatar. A new app is being developed that can be used on a smartphone to ask a virtual doctor about various medical conditions and their treatments. VOA’s Deborah Block has more on this innovative technology.
Robots can see well enough to drive a car. Computers can hear our voices and respond to commands. VOA's Arturo Martinez and Steve Baragona report that engineers are breaking through the next sensation frontier for robots: touch. Steve Baragona narrates.
Virgin Galactic’s Beth Moses, who received the Adler Planetarium's “Women in Space Science Award” this year, views the opportunity for widely available space flight as a unifying endeavor for humanity. As Kane Farabaugh reports from Chicago, Moses is telling students about space flight as a way to motivate them to pursue careers like hers.