Rachel Mitchell, the sex-crimes prosecutor who questioned Dr. Christine Blasey Ford last week, wrote in a memo released late Sunday that there were inconsistencies in Ford’s testimony and that– given the information at hand– she would not bring crimi…
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Mount Sinai study has important implications for treatment of the most common and devastating brain tumor. Continue reading → Continue reading →
(Smithsonian) When invasive species enter the picture, things are rarely black and white. A new paper has revealed that some plant invaders could help fight climate change by making it easier for ecosystems to store ‘blue carbon’ — the carbon stored i… Continue reading → Continue reading →
In this installment of the Ask the Experts series, Chemistry, our professors, scientists and researchers tackle reader questions about the substances that compose all matter, their properties and how… — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading → Continue reading →
From increasingly severe storms to collapsing coral reefs to the displacement of Syrian citizens, in this eBook we examine the effects of Earth’s changing climate on weather systems, ecosystems… — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading → Continue reading →
How far back should background checks go? Here is the rule of thumb: A background check should go back half of a person’s age. Also: The Bible teaches that a person doesn’t necessarily have to have a background check that goes all the way back to the beginning of adulthood….
Seoul says South Korea has begun clearing mines from two sites inside the heavily fortified border with North Korea under a package of tension-reduction deal between the rivals.
Investigators in Tennessee on Sunday were engaged in a days-long search for a suspected murderer on the state’s “Top Ten Most Wanted” list.
The upscale Italian restaurant Fiola has hired security guards after protesters confronted Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and his wife, Heidi, as they prepared to dine there.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said Sunday that Brett Kavanaugh’s fiery opening statement at Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing made him sound like a man who had been “unjustly accused” of sexual misconduct.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation’s toughest net neutrality measure Sunday, requiring internet providers to maintain a level playing field online.
A mass burial of earthquake and tsunami victims was being prepared in a hard-hit city Monday as the need for heavy equipment to dig for survivors of the disaster that struck a central Indonesian island three days ago grows desperate.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said Sunday that Brett Kavanaugh’s fiery opening statement at Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing made him sound like a man who had been “wrongly accused” of sexual misconduct.
If convicted of the felony charge, the man could face 4.5 years to 20.5 years in jail.
Despite seventeen years of war with no apparent victory in sight for the U.S-led effort, the chief executive of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah, insists that the Trump administration renewed approach to the stalemate conflict “is working.”
Astrophysicist and sports data scientist Meredith Wills talks about why a subtle change in major league baseballs may be behind the jump in home runs after 2014. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading → Continue reading →
For the first time in Major League Baseball history, a pair of tiebreaking games will settle two National League division titles after all four tied teams won on Sunday.