An eight-year campaign to slash the IRS’s budget has left the agency understaffed, hamstrung, and operating with archaic equipment. The result: a hundred-billion-dollar heist. In the summer of 2008, William
We live our lives increasingly locked into screen time, distanced from nature and each other by modern capitalism and divisive politics. It’s no surprise that illegal use of psychedelics is on the rise.
The alleged creation of the world's first gene-edited infants was full of technical errors and ethical blunders. Here are the 15 most damning details. Updated on December 4 at 10:55 a.m. ET. Before last
CBD will finally no longer be in a legal gray area Congress just reached an agreement on proposed legislation that could make hemp legal to grow in the United States for the first time in nearly a century.
They may be the powerhouse of the cell, but mitochondria may not be the powerhouse of genetic ancestry that scientists believed. We all know: The mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell. But the mitochondria
A startup genetics company says it's now offering to sequence your entire genome at no cost to you. In fact, you would own the data and may even be able to make money off it. Nebula Genomics, created the
“An elector’s year of birth is not material to determining the eligibility of an absentee voter,” May wrote. “A voter’s ability to correctly recite his or her year of birth on the absentee ballot envelope
Almost 50 years since US president Richard Nixon declared psychedelic mushrooms illegal and “of no medical use,” mounting scientific evidence suggests he was wrong. A small, controversial company is now
If the governor’s race had taken place in another country, the State Department would have questioned its legitimacy. Updated at 3:50 p.m. ET on November 12, 2018. The Democrat Stacey Abrams, a black made
It’s not too much to say that the movement of peoples across borders has been a pressing political concern recently, both in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere. That conversation is so prevalent
The immune system is the deep ocean ecosystem of the human body. We’ve barely begun to plumb its depths The patients who respond to these drugs go into remissions measured not in extra weeks or months
Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an emergency that threatens civilisation.
The US is sending thousands of troops to “harden” the border with Mexico, Pentagon officials said today (Oct.29), as thousands of asylum-seekers approach on foot from Central America. The armed forces
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order stripping the children of immigrant mothers of their citizenship, thus disqualifying himself from being President the
Hour-long procedure that stabilises blood sugar levels of sufferers of type 2 diabetes is still effective one year on, study shows A potential medical breakthrough that could put an end to the daily insulin