Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters held a rally in Boston on Sunday to protest what they see as increasing threats to science and research in the U.S.
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Vice President Mike Pence has said that the United States would "hold Russia accountable" for their actions and would support NATO. But what authority does the VP have?
NASA's historic moonshot pad is back in business, reports the AP, after a SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off Sunday morning from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A. It's carrying a load of supplies for the International Space Station. The launchpad is steeped in history, notes Gizmodo, as it launched the...
Long before Trump, open government and open data evangelists had been preserving all kinds of data collected and stored by the government. The post Old-Guard Archivists Keep Federal Data Safer Than You Think appeared first on WIRED.
The earliest evidence for life on Earth arises among the oldest rocks still preserved on the planet, dating back some 4 billion years.
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Section 4 of the Twenty-fifth Amendment to the Constitution allows for the removal of a President who can no longer discharge his duties but is unable or unwilling to say so. It empowers the Vice-President, along with “a majority ofShow More Summary
In Memorial Hall in the James Madison Building of the Library of Congress, eight quotes of Madison’s are carved into the wall and painted in gold leaf. Like so much of our forebears’ wisdom, his words feel unusually relevant now. “THE...Show More Summary
A complex with a proton pathway and stabilized by outer coordination sphere interactions is reversible for hydrogen production/oxidation at room temperature and pressure, researchers have found.
Why does some research lead to changes in public policy, while other studies of equal quality do not?
How do you redeem a place like Gitmo, the notorious U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba?
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In a Mexican cave system so beautiful and hot that it's called both Fairyland and hell, scientists have discovered life trapped in crystals that could be 50,000 years old, the AP reports. The bizarre and ancient microbes were found dormant in caves in Naica, Mexico, and were able to...