Marie Barrera

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Native Americans, The KKK And Keeping The 'Blood Pure'

A new play inspired by historical events tells the story of the KKK's attempt to recruit Native Americans in an attempt to "keep bloodlines pure."<p>Transcript<p>LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:<p>A new play looks at what happens when the KKK comes into contact with Native Americans. It's based on real events, …

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas Want in on Taco Tuesday

<b>Make the tomato mixture:</b> Place the tomatoes, chipotle pepper, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, and coriander in a medium bowl and stir to combine.<p><b>Layer</b> …

What Will Happen When Betelgeuse Explodes?

Every star will someday run out of fuel in its core, bringing an end to its run as natural source of nuclear fusion in the Universe. While stars like our Sun will fuse hydrogen into helium and then — swelling into a red giant — helium into carbon, there are other, more massive stars which can …

A Literary History of Women’s Rights in the United States

Sally McMillen<p>Covering women’s activism from 1840-1890, this meticulously researched volume centers on the many movements launching from the 1848 convention in Seneca Falls, New York, which galvanized the American battle for equal gender rights. With scholarly detail and accessible prose, McMillen …

Feminism

‘Rotten Egg’ Nebula: Hubble Captures The Death Of A Star 5,000 Light-Years Away

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured a stunning new image of the Calabash Nebula — a cloud of gas and dust located roughly …

NASA Finds a Trove of Mysterious Ancient Galaxies Full of Absolutely Huge Black Holes

These blazars have some of the largest black holes ever found, suggesting that supermassive black holes form much faster than previously thought.<p>NASA scientists using the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope have found five of the oldest, brightest, and most distant "blazar" galaxies in the …

Universe

Physicists Found Proof That the Universe Is Built Like a Hologram

In <i>Prometheus</i>, Michael Fassbender’s David, an android, finds a magnificent hologram of the universe called the Orrery. This holographic map revealed …

Physics

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Quantum Physics

Scientists Just Announced Our Best Shot at Ending Antibiotic Resistance to Date

A molecule that reverses antibiotic resistance.<p>Scientists have developed a molecule that reverses antibiotic resistance in multiple strains of …

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't) | Inc.com

This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and we have developed all kinds of fads to combat it--from standing desks to smartphone alerts to get us up and moving.<p>Armed with that …

Standardized Testing

Scientists Just Discovered a Brand-New Type of Galaxy

We've never seen anything like this before.<p>Scientists have discovered a rare type of galaxy some 359 million light-years away from Earth, with a …

In a first, scientists detect 'fast radio bursts' from beyond the Milky Way galaxy

Sifting through the heavens like prospectors panning silt for a glint of gold, astronomers say they have finally pinpointed the source of so-called fast radio bursts – brief, powerful and mysterious flashes of light.<p>The discovery, described in a paper in Nature and two others in Astrophysical …

From Psychedelics To Alzheimer's, 2016 Was A Good Year For Brain Science

With a president-elect who has publicly supported the debunked claim that vaccines cause autism, suggested that climate change is a hoax dreamed up by the Chinese, and appointed to his Cabinet a retired neurosurgeon who doesn't buy the theory of evolution, things might look grim for science.<p>Yet …