Tag Archives: Science & Technology (VOA Learning English)

These Paper Drones Can Make Deliveries, then Disappear – VOA Learning English (Feb 28, 2017)

An American company has built a new drone that could improve the efficiency of deliveries. The drone is very different from other unmanned aircraft. It is made almost completely out of cardboard and has no motor. It can be packed … Continue reading

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Google Reports Progress in Bringing Internet Service to Rural Areas – VOA Learning English (Feb 24, 2017)

The owner of technology company Google has reported progress in its plan to offer Internet service to rural areas around the world. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, calls the plan “Project Loon.” Its goal is to increase access to the billions … Continue reading

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Researchers Find Way to Reduce Methane from Cows – VOA Learning English (Feb 24, 2017)

Scientists in Mexico say they may have found a way to cut production of methane, a gas linked to rising temperatures on the Earth’s surface. The scientists say their method may help reduce the methane released by cows, one of … Continue reading

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India Launches 104 Satellites Into Orbit – VOA Learning English (Feb 18, 2017)

A single Indian rocket launch Wednesday morning sent a record 104 satellites into space. The government-run Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said the rocket launched from Sriharikota in eastern India. It broke Russia’s record of launching 37 satellites one year … Continue reading

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Dubai to Launch Self-Flying Air Taxi by July – VOA Learning English (Feb 16, 2017)

Dubai officials say they plan to use Chinese-made drones to launch a self-flying air taxi as soon as July. The Chinese-made EHang 184 drone has four propeller wings. It is designed to carry one passenger – weighing up to 100 … Continue reading

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