Maanvi Singh

Maanvi Singh appears in the following:

How Do Refugee Teens Build Resilience?

Sunday, July 30, 2017

We often think of resilience as something that comes from within. Syrian youngsters have a different perspective.


How Did Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Pop Up In Spain?

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Ebola-like virus is found mainly in North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.


Red Palm Weevils Wreak Havoc On Palm Plantations Across The Globe

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thanks to globalization and climate change, the pest has spread to 60 countries, attacking coconut, date and oil palm plantations, and costing millions of dollars in damages.


How Many Teenagers Die Each Day ... And Why

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A new report from the World Health Organization looks at the causes — and how most of the deaths could be prevented.


How To Do A Really Good Job Washing Your Hands

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

A recent study gives thumbs up to the World Health Organization's 6-step plan. The problem is that lots of people — including health workers — fail to scrub.


Watch The MTV Soap Opera That Is Secretly Teaching Sex Ed

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

It's got drama and romance. It's where Lupita Nyong'o got her start. And a new study shows it's not just entertainment.


In U.K., A Veggie Shortage Inspires Funny Headlines And Serious Thoughts

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Bad weather in southern Europe caused a brief shortage of veggies in the U.K. Prices went up and people panicked. Now they are thinking harder about where their food comes from.


Gang Rape Of Two Teens Leads To An Unusual Step — A Trial

Monday, January 30, 2017

In the Puntland region of Somalia, clan elders usually rule on a rape case. But a community court heard this one — and issued its verdict on Sunday.


Young Syrian Risked His Life To Film Oscar-Nominated Doc

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

He began posting videos of rescue missions on YouTube — and ended up working as a videographer for the Oscar-nominated 'The White Helmets.'


Doctors And Nurses Of Aleppo Wonder What To Do Next

Sunday, January 22, 2017

They took tremendous risks to treat the wounded. Now they've fled the Syrian city and face an uncertain future.


The Friendship Bench Can Help Chase The Blues Away

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A psychiatrist in Zimbabwe had a brainstorm. What if there were a place where people who are depressed could seek counseling without having to go to a clinic.


What Hashtagged In 2016? Women's Rights, Pollution And Pokemon Go

Thursday, December 29, 2016

They were used to clap back at a racist cartoon and express grief for the Syrian war. The world in 2016, captured in hashtags.


VIDEO: Time-Lapse Google Maps Show How The World Is Changing

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Google sifted through 5 million satellite images to create a series of zoomable, time-lapse videos depicting the human impact on the planet.


Study: Vast Majority Of People Who Are Depressed Do Not Seek Help

Friday, December 02, 2016

In poor countries, only 1 in 27 people received minimally adequate care. In wealthy countries, it's 1 in 5.


The Last Hospital In Eastern Aleppo Is No More

Monday, November 28, 2016

With the fall of Omar Bin Abdul Aziz hospital, the remaining civilians have nowhere to seek treatment for injuries or illness.


Eat It, Don't Leave It: How London Became A Leader In Anti-Food Waste

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

In the English capital, apps and small-scale businesses abound that let restaurants and food vendors share leftovers with the public for free, and otherwise reduce the amount of edibles they toss.


Iran Plans To Hang Child Bride Charged With Killing Her Husband

Friday, October 14, 2016

International laws and treaties forbid the execution of an offender who was a juvenile at the time of the crime. Zeinab Sekaanvand was 17 when she was charged with stabbing her husband to death.


Young Syrian With A Dream Risks His Life To Film New Netflix Doc

Monday, September 26, 2016

Khaled Khateeb wants to show the world the heroic efforts of the White Helmets — a search-and-rescue group in Syria that's the subject of a new Netflix documentary.


Let's Talk Tiki Bars: Harmless Fun Or Exploitation?

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

These faux-Polynesian bars first became popular in the 1960s. Now, they're making a comeback. But some Pacific Islanders say there is a darker side to these downtown slices of paradise.


The Science Of Why Onions Make Us Cry

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Sure, their beautiful, multilayered complexity has moved poets to weep. But the real answer is more practical: A bulb's gotta keep the baddies away. We get the lowdown from a chemist.