We’ve spilled quite a bit of digital ink documenting the trials and travails of Alberta, the heart of Canada’s dying oil patch and ground zero for the pain inflicted by 14 months of crude carnage. At the risk of beating a dead (or at...Show More Summary
Album: Fishbone EP Year: 1985 As I’ve written before, if you were a young person in the mid-1980s, you kept one eye permanently on the sky, expecting that at any moment nuclear hellfire would rain down from out of nowhere. This naturally...Show More Summary
In case you haven't been paying attention: Ground zero for the Zika virus outbreak is in Brazil, the country that will host the 2016 Olympic Games in August. Zika typically only causes mild symptoms in adults (and only one in five of those infected show symptoms at all!), but it's... More »
Orange County, California was ground zero for John Birchers and has always been an important base of support for the Republican Party. So, it’s not surprising to see that their...
ROGER SIMON: Fear, Loathing and the Secret Service on the Campaign Trail. The mad voter checks in from deep in the heart of media ground zero in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Hundreds of San Francisco residents swarmed streets on Wednesday night to protest the city’s treatment of homeless residents around its hosting of Super Bowl 50 celebrations. The protests were an outgrowth of Mayor Ed Lee’s August proclamation...Show More Summary
The Oregon wildlife refuge is more than the site of a standoff with the federal government — it is ground zero of my adult life. (Part 1) This is the first of a two-part series. I came of age in Harney County. I first visited at 19 under...Show More Summary
It was oddly tranquil up there on the roof of an obliterated commercial center in the Old City of Homs, once ground zero of Syria’s sanguinary conflict. A panorama of ruin spread in all directions, the ghost of a vibrant community, blown apart in body and spirit. Empty streets sliced through rubble...
Inside the city where doctors helped uncover a spike in babies with birth defects
Ars goes inside ground zero of the search for gravitational waves.
Do Chicago police officers treat all citizens fairly? It is a critical question: If most Chicagoans think the police do their jobs honorably, residents are signaling a basic trust in authority. That is ground zero for a healthy society. Alternatively, when cynicism replaces respect for police,...
The ongoing Zika outbreak began in one of Brazil's poorest regions—and stopping the spread of the disease will be an enormous challenge
Oregon is ground zero for ocean acidification impacts–the water chemistry off our coast is already changing and has changed dramatically. For a glimpse into the science, the impacts and the information gaps behind ocean acidification in Oregon, check out the video below. Oregon researchers, industry members and policy leaders have teamed up to better comprehend […]
Lots of the shows at Riot L.A. are only 10 bucks, which is awesome. If that's not your bag and you have an extra dollar (or no dollars), there's plenty to do in L.A. this week. KCRW's Riot L.A. aims to make downtown ground zero for alternative comedy. Back for...
The iron Fe2+ atom embedded in a semiconductor exhibits a single non-degenerate ground state of zero magnetic moment. A team of scientists from the University of Warsaw has just shown that by using sufficiently large strain it is possible to tailor the energy spectrum of the iron atom to obtain doubly degenerate (magnetic) ground state. Show More Summary
As the research community gears up to address Zika virus, one common question has been why, if we’ve known about Zika since 1947, are we only starting these efforts in 2016? As Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, admitted, the disease is uncharted territory. Show More Summary
As the research community gears up to address Zika virus, one common question has been why, if we’ve known about Zika since 1947, are we only starting these efforts in 2016? As Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of...Show More Summary
To stop the explosive spread of the virus in Brazil, people need screensbut theyre nearly impossible to come by.
South Florida has been called ground zero for sea level rise -- and these mayors want to know what Rubio and Bush plan to do about it. The post Florida Mayors Call Out Marco Rubio And Jeb Bush On Climate Denial appeared first on ThinkProgress.
MOBILE, Ala. — This is the epicenter of the NFL for a few days, and the Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel is ground zero for scouts to do much of their work. Oh yes, the practice fields are important. But the interviews, which will go on before and after the daily practice sessions, are equally as huge. Show More Summary