Ban Ki-moon ‘disappointed’ by global failure to stop bloodshed in Syria
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has described the years-long bloodshed in Syria as a “shameful symbol” of global failure and…
Four al-Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen drone strike
A drone struck a car late Wednesday night, killing four suspected Al-Qaeda militants, local residents and officials told Reuters Thursday. © 2000…
“Gaza might be out of the headlines, but the violence continues in the form of siege, blockade, and…”
“Gaza might be out of the headlines, but the violence continues in the form of siege, blockade, and regular military strikes. Remembering last…
Number of people killed by police hits 664 in U.S. this year
Number of people killed by police hits 664 in U.S. this year : poorrichardjr : thinksquad : The number of police-related fatalities in the U.S…
Good Job Saving Water, California! Now Don’t Get Cocky.
California's State Water Board announced some good news today: As the state's historic drought continues through its fifth hot summer, conservation…
For a Week, Walter Palmer Is the Worst Human Being Ever in History
Max Fisher argues that the social media jihad against Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion, is wildly out of control: Web…
Journal article argues that charging people to participate in research is harmful
Public Release: 29-Jul-2015   Penn bioethicists call for end to ‘pay-to-play’ clinical research University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine…
Prostate ‘organoid’ hints at how early BPA exposure may increase cancer risk
Public Release: 29-Jul-2015 University of Illinois at Chicago A first-of-its kind prostate ‘organoid’ grown from human embryonic stem cells has…
The Euro Isn’t Dead
While the world can count dozens of important currencies, when it comes to top line financial and investment discussions, the currency marketplace…
University of New Hampshire: Using the Word “American” is Offensive
Using the words *American,* *obese,* *normal,* *mothering,* *fathering,* *homosexual,* *illegal alien,* and *senior citizens,* is offensive and…
Comets: Soft shell, hard core?
Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko poses new riddles: Surface material measurements performed by the Philae landing module indicate that the near surface…
Organic molecules on comets: Philae’s first results from Churi prove surprising
Organic molecules never previously observed in comets, a relatively varied structure on the surface but a fairly homogeneous interior, organic…