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New Information May Make Tomatoes Tastier


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The Link Between Depression and Suicide


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Listen to this story as you read it: Where In The World Are We From? Now We May Know


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From Birds to Bears, Animals Face Danger Around the World


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Listen to the Story As You Read It: How to Survive the Heat


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Science in the News

Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.

    Audio Earth's Ozone Layer Shows Signs of Recovery

    The new report says the Earth’s ozone layer is showing signs of recovery. Ozone is a form of oxygen. It is found in the air we breathe and in Earth's atmosphere.

    Audio Scientists Discover Secrets for Tastier Tomatoes

    The discoveries may also help make African rice more popular | In The News

    Audio Video Game Technology to Save Lives

    A hospital in the American state of Texas is using video game technology to help doctors save patients’ lives. The technology shows detailed pictures of patients’ bodies. Doctors then use the pictures to plan and perform operations.

    Audio Brain Imaging Comes to Children in Poor Countries

    Brain imaging was once thought to be too costly and difficult for widespread use in the developing world. But the technology soon may be available in poor countries. The brain scanner can be loaded into a vehicle. Health workers can drive it from village to village.

    Audio How Does One Find a Meteorite?

    It may surprise you to know how many meteorites fall to the Earth. But don't worry. There are many scientists recording their explosions as they impact.

    Audio Remember Your Chemistry Classes?

    An international team of researchers reports the creation of a new element that is 40 percent heavier than lead | Science in the News

    Audio Where Do We Come From?

    Would you like to know where your ancestors came from? British and American scientists may have found answers for you. They have developed a new algorithm to study deoxyribonucleic acid, also known as DNA -- the building blocks of life. | Science in the News

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    Video NASA Chooses Boeing, SpaceX to Fly Astronauts

    NASA announced the return of “human space flight to U.S. soil.” The space agency has chosen two spaceships, the Boeing CST-100 and SpaceX Dragon version 2, to bring American astronauts to the international space station. The program will cost $6.8 billion. More

  • Farmers Chaudhry Sukhvir Singh and Chaudhry Singh at a farm near the town of Indri in India's Haryana state. (A. Pande/VOA)

    Audio India's Farmers Changing What and How They Grow

    India has what are called "Climate Smart" villages. Scientists are working with farmers in these villages to grow more food and use less water. The farmers hope these new methods will help them survive changes in weather patterns. More

  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 16, 2014.

    Audio US, UN Join the Fight Against Ebola

    President Obama plans to deploy 3,000 troops to West Africa to help contain the crisis while U.N. officials call for $1billion to limit the spread of the disease. More

  • Someone calling themself @_UmmWaqqas posted this photo on Twitter of what they say are her friends @UmmLayth_, Umm Haritha and Umm Ubaydiah.

    Audio Women Use Twitter to Support Jihad

    The Umm network and what some call the Islamic State use Twitter to urge both men and women to serve the jihad movement. They also use it to send Islamic State pictures, videos and messages. More

  • China citizenship

    Audio China Targets Chinese with Dual Citizenship

    China's Ministry of Public Security published rules for reporting Chinese who have foreign citizenship but keep their Chinese identity cards and benefits. The new policy is directed at so called “naked” officials. More

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