Wales curriculum: New science GCSE prompts dumbing down fears

From 2025, physics, chemistry and biology will no longer be offered as separate GCSE subjects.

today ~7 min

Should American Companies Stop Requiring College Degrees?

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~7 min

It's Nothing but Trouble to 'Let The Genie out of the Bottle'

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~3 min

Saudi Arabia commits to net zero emissions by 2060

The world's biggest oil exporter will cut carbon emissions, but not stop producing fossil fuels.

yesterday ~4 min

Greta Thunberg: 'We need public pressure, not just summits'

The climate activist speaks to the BBC about the COP26 conference, emissions targets and rickrolling.

yesterday ~4 min

Norfolk sand: Has a colossal experiment worked?

Millions of tonnes of sand were shifted to part of the Norfolk coast - have they held back the sea?

Oct. 22, 2021 ~6 min

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Safe for Children Aged 5 to 11

VOA Learning English • voa
Oct. 22, 2021 ~3 min

Revision of aspirin regime needs nuanced approach, says expert

The Gazette spoke with Andrew Chan, director of cancer epidemiology at the Mass. General Cancer Center, about the new thinking around aspirin.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Oct. 22, 2021 ~8 min

An infectious disease expert explains new federal rules on 'mix-and-match' vaccine booster shots

As boosters are authorized for all three COVID-19 shots available in the US, the ability to swap out vaccine types looks to be a boon to the immune system.

Glenn J. Rapsinski, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellow, University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences • conversation
Oct. 22, 2021 ~9 min

Asteroid, comet strikes stunted evolution of atmosphere

Collisions more common than thought and hampered growth of oxygen on planet, Harvard professor’s team finds.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Oct. 22, 2021 ~5 min