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16 October 2016
The city of Porto, Portugal, is nearly ready for the ninth installment of “futureplaces”—a convention that combines citizen labs, performances, presentations, and debate.
19 September 2016
The Fukui Dinosaur Museum is one of the top tourism attractions in Japan, allowing visitors to get an up-close look at fossil remains from millennia gone by.
4 September 2016
After five years of imprisonment, Twitter -- the online platform that led his freedom campaign -- was how nuclear scientist Omid Kokabee first communicated with the world after his release.
29 August 2016
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11 July 2016
24 June 2016
10 June 2016
Researchers Around the World Are Learning From Indigenous Communities. Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing.
“The hardest thing is to sit in a room with scientists who think they’ve discovered something, but their scientific discovery just confirms what our oral histories have talked about forever.”
5 May 2016
By combining satellite and on-ground weather information, scientists are improving our ability to bring resilience to extreme weather for the world’s poorest people.
16 April 2016
How much does the news media cover scientific advances in Latin America? The bloggers at the online project Ciencia latina ("Latin Science") say it's not enough.
2 April 2016
29 March 2016
Meet the Jamaican Entrepreneur Who Found a Way to Make ‘Going Green’ Fulfilling, Socially Responsible, and Even Profitable
How did one Jamaican entrepreneur help water-challenged families in Flint, Michigan? Jovan Evans proves that developing eco-friendly ideas can benefit both people and the planet, while being profitable.
23 March 2016
Japanese social media can't get enough of the middle schooler's science experiment. One photo of his results was retweeted more than 16,000 times.
Southeast Asia’s capital cities are among the most photographed and famous destinations in the world. But what do they look like from space?
12 January 2016
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29 December 2015
This is the story of a Soviet scientist who, in 1982, accidentally found himself among the first citizens of the USSR who were able to connect to the Internet.
16 December 2015
From diminished apple production to the movement of several species of birds, Nepal is seeing the dramatic effects of climate change, despite the country's nominal contribution to global warming.
15 October 2015
The foam in Bangalore, India, is largely being produced in a lake called Bellandur, into which raw sewage and chemical waste have long been pumped without effective water treatment.