NASA mission in Senegal promotes scientific discovery
When an astronomy mission brought NASA to Senegal, local Senegalese scientists and community members were introduced to a new realm of scientific possibility.
Living history museums bring the past to life
Found in regions across the United States, living history museums create an immersive, hands-on experience so visitors can learn about different eras of American history.
Trading schoolbooks for cookbooks
Through cooking and sharing meals together, nonnative English speakers in Philadelphia's Edible Alphabet program improve their English literacy.
America’s Midwest has vast natural beauty
Beyond the rolling farmlands and growing metropolises, America’s heartland is home to some of the nation’s most beautiful natural wonders.
Poliovirus therapy is being used to combat brain cancer
Experimental poliovirus therapy developed by Duke University researchers shows early promise for treating aggressive brain cancers.
African women entrepreneurs think big and share dreams
In many places, women shoulder much of the work and reap few of the profits while bearing most family responsibilities. The African Women's Entrepreneurship Program is changing that.
Epidemic training helps contain Nipah outbreak
Learn how the U.S. works closely with India to help fight epidemic threats, containing a recent outbreak of Nipah, a virus that has no cure or vaccine.
As new Americans become citizens, July 4 is a special day
Immigrants from around the world will be sworn in as naturalized U.S. citizens on America’s Independence Day.