US States Drop Term ‘Alien’ for Undocumented Immigrants

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~5 min

China Protested Indonesia’s Drilling in South China Sea

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~6 min


US Teenager Charged in Michigan School Shooting

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~4 min

Several Carmakers Push Plans to Offer Hydrogen-powered Vehicles

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~5 min

Monkey Festival Returns to Town in Thailand

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~3 min

Can windy days shield you from COVID-19?

Low wind speeds and stale air are associated with as much as 45% higher incidence of contracting COVID-19 when people socialize outside, researchers say.

Gregory Filiano-Stony Brook • futurity
yesterday ~3 min

Common food additive messes with gut bacteria

A common food additive alters gut bacteria. That may promote chronic inflammatory conditions, including colitis and colon cancer.

LaTina Emerson-Georgia State • futurity
yesterday ~5 min

Deep breath video can calm a child in 1 minute

A free, brief video shows kids how to take a few deep breaths, which research shows really can calm them down in regular settings.

Carrie Spector-Stanford • futurity
yesterday ~8 min


Why increased rainfall in the Arctic is bad news for the whole world

Some Arctic regions will see more rain than snow decades earlier than previously thought, say scientists.

Richard Hodgkins, Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography, Loughborough University • conversation
yesterday ~6 min

Religious communities can make the difference in winning the fight against climate change

Faith leaders hold significant financial and political power - it’s their duty to use it to shape the future of our planet.

Esra Özyürek, Professor of Abrahamic Faiths and Shared Values, University of Cambridge • conversation
yesterday ~8 min

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