Remote learning has been especially hard on students for whom English is a second language. Educators are now trying to support them and their families.
Global capacity for geothermal energy has nearly doubled over the past two decades.
An infrastructure boom threatens endangered tigers across Asia. Scientists want to know more about how tigers behave near roads so they can design wildlife-friendly transportation networks.
Technology that can identify stray bits of genetic material in the environment can help scientists monitor human and animal health.
An Italian media scholar raised on American TV assesses Netflix's ambitious strategy to create original productions in Italy, Japan, Brazil and beyond — and distribute them globally.
Most Syrian children have missed years — if not decades — of schooling due to war and displacement. The conditions in Lebanon mean they could miss even more.
Some African American soldiers of the segregated 92nd Infantry Division remain unknown. But new technology could now help to identify them.
A growing number of researchers are working to develop a variant-proof vaccine that would provide lasting immunity against different strains of the coronavirus, as well as other types of coronaviruses.
There are still a lot of misunderstandings about COVID-19 vaccines in France, said Brigitte Abel, who manages a call center for vaccine appointments.
Author Stephen Walker discusses his biography on Yuri Gagarin with The World's host Marco Werman.
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