Neuroscientists may have crossed an “ethical rubicon” by growing lumps of human brain in the lab, and in some cases transplanting the tissue into animals, researchers warn. The creation of mini-brains
I was at dinner recently with a colleague and two PhD students. The latter are brilliant young women, very hard working and, as you’d expect of 20-something students interested in gender and race, extremely
Photographer line up to take photographs of the North Lake of the North Fork of Bishop Creek Canyon in Inyo County by Philip Reedy. It's been a one-of-a-kind year in the Eastern Sierra for fall colors.
I'm a reporter who writes for a living, but I've met my match with the Vintage Electric Roadster. Here's my attempt to explain this electric vehicle: It's an electric bicycle, but you don't have to actually
Donald Trump, like all strongmen, fetishizes military might. He dreams of parading armies down the streets of Washington. He exalts men with weapons the way football fans deify their favorite quarterbacks.
Our guest is Madonna Thunder Hawk. She is a legendary Native American civil rights activist and co-founder of the American Indian organisation Women of All Red Nations. She is currently starring in "Warrior...
Jillian C. York is the EFF's Director for International Freedom of Expression In a Facebook Live address this afternoon, Mark Zuckerberg shared his views on freedom of expression in our current era. The
Muslim families not allowed to board NYC Ferry after being labeled a 'security issue,' complaint says
"These families were humiliated and traumatized in public view and treated as suspect because they happen to be Muslim," a lawyer representing the families said. NYC Ferry employees refused to allow three
(CNN) — After (yet another) hugely contentious meeting between President Donald Trump and congressional leaders at the White House on Wednesday, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Trump of a
The United States is becoming a less Christian country, and the decline in religious affiliation is particularly rapid among younger Americans, new figures show. The proportion of US adults who describe
The grieving parents of a British teenager who was killed in a car crash involving a U.S. diplomat’s wife said President Trump “doesn’t understand” how much the accident had “broken” their family. Charlotte
Authorities in China forcibly removed Christians and arrested several faith leaders gathered at a state-recognized church that suddenly was deemed "illegal" by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), moments
William P. Barr just gave the worst speech by an Attorney General of the United States in modern history. Speaking at the University of Notre Dame last Friday, Barr took “religious liberty” as his subject,
The president wrote a letter to the Turkish leader telling him not to invade Syria, saying: “Don’t be a tough guy. Don’t be a fool!" A letter from President Donald Trump to Turkish President Recep Tayyip
Earlier this month, Extinction Rebellion, a nonviolent international climate change movement, started what it said would be a two-week long peaceful-but-disruptive protest in London. Activists involved