Reading Time: 2 minutes Tornadoes are dreadful, destructive things. Worse yet, they have been straying out of their own territory in recent years. But our little report is about their fascinating appearance and behavior, and we present a spellbinding video that shows what the excitement is about.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous (Native American) women are seen as less than human, exotic, sexy — and easy to use, abuse, and worse. White US authorities seem not to care very much.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The United States and Russia both recognize that chemical and biological weapons are too dangerous for any government to possess — including themselves. Why are nuclear weapons an exception?
Reading Time: 2 minutes The US is facing a physician shortage, and immigrants are ready to fill these vital positions — if the US government would only let them.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Is your neighbor making you mad? Don’t worry, have a beer together like these ancient Peruvians did, and everything will be fine again.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Innovative students in Scotland are reviving the ancient natural remedy of chocolate, aiming to ease ailments like fatigue and premenstrual syndrome.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The American diet is getting a vegan makeover. Will it help fight climate change?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Chevron is part of a $65M financing deal for a CO2 capture tech firm. Is Big Oil turning over a new leaf, or is their interest more sinister?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Cows that have a little seaweed in their diets burp less, which means less greenhouse emissions. And it’s good for their tummies, too.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Mice are able to see how they run thanks to gene therapists at UC Berkeley, and it looks promising for macular degeneration patients.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Researchers have linked the advent of food processing techniques 8000 years ago to advances in language.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The US is trying to sell chicken to Britain once they leave Europe, but they are resisting. Why?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Coffee is under threat from climate change and disease. Can scientists save it?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Smart Cities wired for super-fast internet are being built in other parts of the world. Will the US compete, and retrofit its old cable systems?
Reading Time: 2 minutes 3D printers have hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons — like creating illegal guns. Here’s a use which is nothing but good.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Researchers have identified the body’s white-blood-cell freeway system — which could be harnessed to help cure disease.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Is a cat or dog too much responsibility for you? Don’t worry — AI robots are replacing them.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Breakthrough analytical methods are proving how your microbiome — all the bacteria in your body — can hold the key to health and happiness.
Reading Time: 2 minutes It sounds odd, but algae is being harnessed to reduce instances of algal bloom growing in lakes and reservoirs.
Reading Time: 2 minutes How to not pack on those pesky pie pounds? Get involved with the planning and organizing — that’s sure to slim you right down…