innovation

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U.S. showcases culture, education and innovation at Dubai World Expo

The United States is showcasing its cultural, technological and educational innovation at the Dubai World Expo this year. Learn more.
Man and woman examining new refrigerators (© Steven Senne/AP Images)

Reducing these ‘super pollutants’ will protect the planet

A new U.S. EPA program will limit the United States' use of hydrofluorocarbons, dangerous greenhouse gases. Learn more about them here.
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Meet 4 education ‘changemakers’ in Africa

These young African innovators are improving the quality of education in their communities with apps and games that make learning fun.
Drew Weissman and Katalin Karikó in lab coats looking at tube of green liquid in Weissman's hand (Courtesy of Penn Medicine)

Scientists honored for 2005 research that led to COVID-19 vaccines

Today's COVID-19 vaccines are based upon research about messenger RNA that has won two University of Pennsylvania scientists a coveted honor.
International Space Station orbiting Earth (NASA)

5 experiments aboard the International Space Station

Read about some of the experiments aboard the International Space Station, including one that attempts to understand fires on Earth.
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U.S. and EU partner on global trade and technological innovation

Representatives from the United States and the EU met to discuss global trade and economic opportunities for all.
Opening shot of video with headshots of 25 MacArthur grant winners (© John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

Celebrating the 2021 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ innovators [video]

The MacArthur Foundation announced the winners of its annual "genius grants." Read about how the winners are using their creativity.
Corn plants (© Cornell Alliance for Science)

Genetically engineered crops can survive floods or droughts. Here’s how.

Some crops are genetically engineered to thrive in droughts and floods. Learn what they are and how they've adapted to climate change.
Man picking papayas (© Cornell Alliance for Science)

Genetically engineered crops can slow climate change. Here’s how.

Did you know that some crops are genetically engineered to resist insects and tolerate herbicides? Learn how they mitigate climate change.