Topic: National Institutes of Health
05/16/2011 12:28 pm
Vice President Joe Biden hosted a meeting with lawmakers from both parties Thursday on curbing deficits. Although some options are controversial, there's still room for agreement on other parts of the federal budget.
05/05/2011 08:35 pm
The White House hails the ruling by a divided appeals court to permit federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. At issue still is whether Obama's policy violates a 1996 congressional ban.
04/29/2011 10:07 pm
Mobile technology is essentially dematerializing all forms of capital into cloud-based commodities. It sounds so futuristic, but the reality is feudal: Our money, our friends, our whereabouts, even our thoughts and desires, are being siphoned into corporate servers, turning us into digital serfs.
04/22/2011 11:00 am
If the budget impasse causes the government to shut down after Friday, many ordinary Americans would feel it. Some services deemed 'essential,' though, would continue amid a government shutdown.
04/07/2011 03:54 pm
Cell phone radiation has been proven to alter brain activity. But it's not clear if it's dangerous. Try an earphone?
02/25/2011 11:24 pm
Creationists and intelligent design proponents have gotten clever. Instead of pushing for creationism to be taught in science classes, they're merely asking that schools fairly present 'the scientific evidence' against evolution. The only problem? There isn't any.
01/19/2011 11:05 am
Students need to learn about Darwinian evolution. But they also deserve to hear countervailing scientific evidence – evidence that is censored in many current textbooks.
12/16/2010 12:02 pm
Should intellectual property protect the rights of a pharmaceutical company who can't produce enough of a key medication?
12/13/2010 02:43 pm
Kennedy Center honors five in 2010, including Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney, Bill T. Jones, Merle Haggard, and Jerry Herman.
12/06/2010 01:05 pm