I’ve written this piece for Political Wire (behind the paywall—and you really should pay to support Taegan’s great site). It begins: David Waldman has raised hopes for a West Wing/House of Cards-style parliamentary maneuver to get the Senate to approve … Continue reading ?
Surprise discovery of drugs for intestinal disorders suppressing HIV virus in monkeys spawns optimism for treatment.
Since his stunning election victory earlier this month, President-elect Donald Trump has softened his rhetoric on building a wall along the length of the Mexican border and deporting all undocumented immigrants. That’s raised hopes among...Show More Summary
ADP recorded 216,000 jobs added by businesses in November; economists expected 169,000
What if humans could regrow an amputated arm or leg, or completely restore nervous system function after a spinal cord injury?
(University of Washington) A new University of Washington study of one of our closest invertebrate relatives, the acorn worm, reveals that regenerating body parts might one day be possible.
New vaccine trial in South Africa builds on previous RV144 study to bring in more effective prevention of infection The first new trial of a potential vaccine against HIV in seven years has begun in South Africa, raising hopes that it will help bring about the end of the epidemic. Show More Summary
LIMA (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday that a way to concluding a peace treaty with Russia is "coming into sight," raising hopes for tangible progress on a decades-old territorial row at bilateral summit meetings set for mid-December in Japan.
Efforts to save the Florida panther may have broken through a longtime barrier: a female cat appears to have forged the Caloosahatchee River to stake out new territory to the north.
For many of us, yesterday was traumatic. But in the wake of this world-rattling news, we need to give ourselves a break from worry, wondering, and activism to breathe. Because we can't fight for our rights and our fellows if...
"The trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed" is part of Handels' Messiah and raises hopes of the resurrection. The text comes from the first letter of St Paul to the Corinthians. This...Show More Summary
Marvel fans raise hopes for an Agent Carter revival.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A new study of the Zika virus in mice raises hope for a way to protect pregnant women and their babies from the possible repercussions of being infected, U.S. researchers said on Monday.
DUBAI/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Diplomats promoting a U.N. plan to end Yemen's war detect cautious support for its ideas from Saudi Arabia, raising hopes the proposals might unlock stalled efforts to end the 19-month-old conflict and a worsening humanitarian disaster.
Secret talks between the Vatican and Beijing are raising hopes of a "historic" rapprochement after six decades of estrangement, but some Chinese clergy fear that Rome will accept a Communist stranglehold over the country's Catholics....Show More Summary
Image via Getty. Hillary Duff (Flock of Dudes, Raising Hope) and her celebrity trainer-boyfriend Jason Walsh fucked up with their Halloween costumes, dressing as a gourd-wielding pilgrim and a stereotypical Native American in a feathered headdress, respectively. They were both stoned to death on Twitter in short order: Read more...
The faces are haunting. They stare, straight ahead, unblinking and made of malleable clay. There are fourteen total, all busts of the missing, the unidentified, the murdered. The forgotten.
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Scientists have for the first time shown that fully mature egg cells can be grown in the lab, raising hope for new infertility treatments. Until now,...Show More Summary
A nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drug used for treating colds suppresses the spread of bladder cancers and reduces their chemoresistance in mice, raising hopes of a future cure for advanced bladder cancers, report researchers.