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…
Reading Time: 2 minutes The head of the NIH claims an AIDS-free world is on the horizon. But administering drugs is the easy part — educating populations less so.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Just in time for your journey home from the family jamboree — some sci-fi hope for less stressful journeys in the future.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Years after traumatic spinal injury, three people have managed to defy the odds and walk again.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Squeamish readers should probably look away now, as this is a story about tiny robots burrowing into eyeballs.
Reading Time: 1 minute On Tuesday, millions of Americans will cast their ballots on antiquated machines built when many voters were still in diapers. These machines use software that is even older. They are easy to hack, yet election officials don’t want to recognize that this is a problem.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Proponents of voter ID say that it’s so easy to get — what’s the big deal? They are perhaps unknowingly revealing their ignorance of the difficulty — sometimes impossibility — of obtaining it faced by those without adequate means. Meet an organization that is helping them and a 54-year-old man who just voted for the first time.
Reading Time: 1 minute State lawmakers are trying to stack the deck against their opponents — and closing polling places is an extremely effective course of action.
Reading Time: 1 minute WhoWhatWhy attended recent campaign events for Georgia gubernatorial candidates Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams. Talk about two different worldviews — and worlds!
Reading Time: 1 minute Beatrice Williams understands well the dark history of voter suppression in Georgia — her own family experienced it. And she understands the importance of the upcoming election — that’s why she’s doing everything she can to help others vote.
Reading Time: 2 minutes In 2013 the US Supreme Court delivered a devastating decision that would lead to a host of state voter suppression laws, with which Americans continue to struggle today as they head to the polls.
Reading Time: 4 minutes After a tone-deaf video from Georgia’s Secretary of State, originally released in 2016, was ridiculed online, it was suddenly removed this week. But don’t worry, we saved a copy before it was pulled. So see for yourself whether the outrage is deserved.
Reading Time: 1 minute Shocking video shows voting machines sitting in an unlocked room in a public place in Georgia’s Fulton County the day before early voting started.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A federal judge agrees with a tiny nonprofit that electronic voting is a violation of constitutional rights.