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.