VOA News: Science and Technology Fri, 30 Oct 2009 11:15:08 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America ICANN Vote Paves Way for More Multilingual Internet Fri, 30 Oct 2009 11:15:08 +0200 Fri, 30 Oct 2009 11:15:08 -0400 Fri, 30 Oct 2009 11:15:08 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-30-voa14.cfm?rss=science and technology Non-profit corporation agrees to introduce what it calls 'internationalized domain names' to the Web "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-30-voa14.cfm?RSS=Science and Technology" World's Most Environmentally Sound Building Opens Fri, 30 Oct 2009 22:55:00 +0200 Fri, 30 Oct 2009 22:55:00 -0400 Fri, 30 Oct 2009 22:55:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-30-voa47.cfm?rss=science and technology Elithis Tower in Dijon, France produces more energy than it consumes "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-30-voa47.cfm?RSS=Science and Technology" Father of China's Space Tech Program Dies at 98 Sat, 31 Oct 2009 11:22:00 +0200 Sat, 31 Oct 2009 11:22:00 -0400 Sat, 31 Oct 2009 11:22:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-31-voa17.cfm?rss=science and technology Qian Xuesen, also known as Tsien Hsue-shen, set up country's first missile, rocket research institute, which later helped to start space program "www.voanews.com/english/2009-10-31-voa17.cfm?RSS=Science and Technology" Ethiopia Biodiversity Law Threatens Food Aid Shipments Mon, 02 Nov 2009 21:12:05 +0200 Mon, 02 Nov 2009 21:12:05 -0400 Mon, 02 Nov 2009 21:12:05 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-02-voa47.cfm?rss=science and technology New legislation could restrict food imports when millions are suffering from severe malnutrition "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-02-voa47.cfm?RSS=Science and Technology" Hunger in Developing Countries Made Worse by Significant Crop Losses Wed, 04 Nov 2009 11:38:07 +0200 Wed, 04 Nov 2009 11:38:07 -0400 Wed, 04 Nov 2009 11:38:07 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-11-04-voa8.cfm?rss=science and technology U.N. calls for improved agricultural technology and training "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-11-04-voa8.cfm?RSS=Science and Technology" Climate Change Could Contribute to Higher Food Prices in Developing World Thu, 05 Nov 2009 16:51:00 +0200 Thu, 05 Nov 2009 16:51:00 -0400 Thu, 05 Nov 2009 16:51:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/science/2009-11-04-voa26.cfm?rss=science and technology New reports predict declining agricultural output as world population grows "www.voanews.com/english/Science/2009-11-04-voa26.cfm?RSS=Science and Technology" Pennsylvania Site Contains Evidence of Earliest People in North America Wed, 04 Nov 2009 19:45:09 +0200 Wed, 04 Nov 2009 19:45:09 -0400 Wed, 04 Nov 2009 19:45:09 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/americanlife/2009-11-04-voa45.cfm?rss=science and technology Meadowcroft Rockshelter, a US National Historic Landmark in Pennsylvania, is an unlikely spot to find manmade artifacts dating back 16,000 years "www.voanews.com/english/AmericanLife/2009-11-04-voa45.cfm?RSS=Science and Technology" Scientists Map Horse Genome Fri, 06 Nov 2009 15:03:49 +0200 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 15:03:49 -0400 Fri, 06 Nov 2009 15:03:49 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-06-voa23.cfm?rss=science and technology Researchers complete genetic road map of the horse; scientists say DNA blueprint could aid in study of human diseases, improve breeding of horses "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-06-voa23.cfm?RSS=Science and Technology" Mini Space Elevator Races for $900K Prize Sat, 07 Nov 2009 07:22:00 +0200 Sat, 07 Nov 2009 07:22:00 -0400 Sat, 07 Nov 2009 07:22:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-07-voa2.cfm?rss=science and technology Robot climbs nearly one-kilometer into air along cable suspended from helicopter "www.voanews.com/english/2009-11-07-voa2.cfm?RSS=Science and Technology" Broad Agricultural Strategies Aimed at World Hunger Thu, 12 Nov 2009 15:31:28 +0200 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 15:31:28 -0400 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 15:31:28 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-11-12-voa19.cfm?rss=science and technology International Food Policy Research Institute publishes new book on proven methods of food production "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-11-12-voa19.cfm?RSS=Science and Technology"