Brazilian Scientists Count Carbon in Amazon Rainforest

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 14, 2021 ~6 min

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French Wines Return from Year in Space

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 14, 2021 ~3 min

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Animal Astronauts

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 13, 2021 ~4 min

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Laser-steering microrobot offers surgeons high-speed precision

Robotic engineers from Harvard’s Wyss Institute and John A. Paulson School for Engineering and Applied Science have developed a laser-steering microrobot in a miniaturized 6 by 16 millimeter package that can be integrated with existing endoscopic tools.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
Jan. 13, 2021 ~6 min

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Japan Aims to Launch World’s First Wooden Satellite

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 10, 2021 ~4 min

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Vaccine Delays Lead to False Offers Online

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 6, 2021 ~5 min

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Longleaf Pines Return to Southern Grasslands

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Jan. 5, 2021 ~5 min

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Astrochemist brings search for extraterrestrial life to Harvard

Clara Sousa-Silva, whose expertise in phosphine as a biosignature gas was key to a recent analysis that may have detected life in the clouds of Venus, has moved to the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian for the final two years of her fellowship. She discusses the finding and the broader topic of the search for life on other planets.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Jan. 4, 2021 ~25 min

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New Scientific Discoveries Made in 2020

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 3, 2021 ~6 min

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Japan Pleased with Latest Asteroid Samples

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 2, 2021 ~4 min

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