Zach Keenan

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Year 2040: Technology will have changed the world in an unimaginable way

Experts are predicting the coming of something called the technological singularity. In simple terms this refers to two things. First, that …

Changing The Properties of DNA: Scientists Have a New Way to Fight Cancer

TRAPPING CANCER’S PATHWAY<p>Promising data has revealed a new treatment for breast cancer and leukemia. It works by attacking cancer cells’ ability to …

The current state of American healthcare

Image: ccPixs.com<p><i>(Image: ccPixs.com)</i><p>I’m not a medical expert. My science career ended in Mr. Maciel’s high school biology class. I remember the …

How Many Planets are There in the Galaxy?

On a clear night, and when light pollution isn’t a serious factor, looking up at the sky is a breathtaking experience. On occasions like these, it is …

New Tech Could Let Devices Function for Years Without a Battery

Scavenging Power<p>As electronic devices become more compact and powerful, conventional methods for manufacturing electrical components simply won’t do. …

US scientists find new way to convert CO2 to green fuel

Unexpected discovery that produces ethanol could be a "building block" towards creating a low-carbon energy system.<p>US scientists say they have stumbled upon an economically practical and highly efficient way of converting a greenhouse gas largely blamed for global warming into an environmentally …

Carbon Dioxide

The long, strange trip to the 2016 election: a cartoon view - CNN Style

Written by Thomas McClure<p>Thomas McClure is an illustrator and designer whose most recent work is in the production and conceptual illustration for feature films. The opinions expressed in these cartoons are his own.<p>The 2016 election has been a wild ride, a presidential campaign unlike anything the …

How Do We Know There’s a Planet 9?

At this point, I think the astronomy textbook publishers should just give up. They’d like to tell you how many planets there are in the Solar System, …

Astronomy

'Planet Nine' Can't Hide Much Longer, Scientists Say

Planet Nine's days of lurking unseen in the dark depths of the outer solar system may be numbered.<p>The hypothetical giant planet, which is thought to …

Universe

U.S. High School Graduation Rate Hits Record High, White House Says

More kids in the U.S. are graduating from high school than ever before, as the national graduation rate has risen to 83.2%.<p>The national high school …

North Dakota pipeline: US journalist Amy Goodman faces riot charge

<b>US journalist Amy Goodman is facing charges of participating in a "riot" after filming Native American-led protests over an oil pipeline in North Dakota.</b><p>The Democracy Now! reporter said she would surrender to authorities on Monday in response to the charge.<p>District Judge John Grinsteiner will …

They learned the truth about their water a year ago. This is Flint now.

<b>Flint, Michigan (CNN) —</b> One year ago, the people of Flint, Michigan finally learned the truth about their water: It was tainted with lead and poisoning their kids.<p>The water crisis has changed Flint. The people living in this financially strapped city are finally getting the attention of key …