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Electric Ice Cream Van Fights Air Pollution

Electric Ice Cream Van Fights Air Pollution

As governments around the world try to tackle air pollution problems, some cities are looking to ban fossil-fuel-powered vehicles. But...

Power Plants Create Giant Water Battery

Power Plants Create Giant Water Battery

California is a leader in renewable energy, and the state has pledged to use only clean sources for electricity, including...

Power Plants Create Giant Water Battery

Power Plants Create Giant Water Battery

California is a leader in renewable energy, and the state has pledged to use only clean sources for electricity, including...

Ben Gurion Incident Exposes West’s Vulnerability to GPS Disruption

Ben Gurion Incident Exposes West’s Vulnerability to GPS Disruption

This story originated in VOA’s Ukrainian service. A spate of GPS disruptions at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport has confirmed...

Silicon Valley Puzzled as Trump Eases Restrictions on US Sales to Huawei

Silicon Valley Puzzled as Trump Eases Restrictions on US Sales to Huawei

U.S. technology companies are struggling to determine where they stand in regards to selling products to Huawei Technologies Company, the...

A Vision of the Future of Reality, Enhanced by Technology

A Vision of the Future of Reality, Enhanced by Technology

With cellphones becoming more sophisticated, internet becoming faster, and VR headsets becoming cheaper, we are at the precipice of a...

Artificial Intelligence Designs Flu Drug in Australia

Artificial Intelligence Designs Flu Drug in Australia

Scientists in Australia say they have used artificial intelligence to develop a powerful new vaccine against the flu.   The team...

Congress Fumes as Trump Allows Select US Firms to Supply Huawei

Congress Fumes as Trump Allows Select US Firms to Supply Huawei

National security hawks who normally side with U.S. President Donald Trump on foreign policy issues are up in arms over...

Trump Allowing Select US Firms to Supply Huawei Has Some in Congress Fuming

Trump Allowing Select US Firms to Supply Huawei Has Some in Congress Fuming

National security hawks who normally side with U.S. President Donald Trump on foreign policy issues are up in arms over...

Midwifery Students Learn How to Use Cutting-Edge Technology to Bring Life into the World

Midwifery Students Learn How to Use Cutting-Edge Technology to Bring Life into the World

Augmented technology, or AR, has been around for a few years.  Just ask anyone who ever played the Pokemon Go...

Scientists Teach Robots to Use Experience to Perform Better

Scientists Teach Robots to Use Experience to Perform Better

Professors at the University of Maryland are looking to dramatically improve basic artificial intelligence as they attempt to teach robots...

Can a $35 Computer Reinvigorate the PC Market?

Can a $35 Computer Reinvigorate the PC Market?

The desktop personal computer changed the world when it was introduced back in the 1970s. But lately laptops and phones...