According to a global authority on endangered wildlife, nearly one-third of more than 85,000 animal species are in danger of extinction, among them, African zebras and rhinos. Scientists and volunteer activists are increasingly using technology not only to keep them alive but also to support procreation. VOA’s George Putic reports.
Robots, artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies were all on display at the National Retail Federation (NRF) 2018 trade show. The event showcased the ways retailers are keeping pace with shoppers' round-the-clock spending. Tina Trinh reports.
Heart disease kills more than 17 million people around the world every year. It's the world's leading cause of death. Scientists are now using artificial intelligence to help them diagnose this deadly disease. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
The worst nightmare for parents is probably a child wandering off and getting lost. And for parents who want to keep their kids within their reach and still give them a chance to play freely and be adventurous, a New York company is offering a solution. Faiza Elmasry has the story. Faith Lapidus narrates.
While the calving of cliff-sized chunks of ice off the polar glaciers is a very visible effect of climate change, what’s happening, unseen, below the ice shelf is a more significant indicator of the warming seas. A new generation of robots is being launched to monitor those changes. Faith Lapidus reports.