Justice Department Rule Would Aim to Crack Down on 'Ghost Guns'

3 days ago

President Joe Biden had promised crackdown on ghost guns — homemade firearms that lack serial numbers used to trace guns and that are often purchased without background checks

On-Time Delivery Top Priority at Space Development Agency

by C. Todd Lopez, 3 days ago

The Space Development Agency has prioritized delivery above all else in its effort to get satellites into space that will deliver non-line-of-sight targeting to warfighters across the globe.

Feds Charge Chauvin, 3 Other Former Officers in Floyd's Death

3 days ago

Chauvin, former Minneapolis police officer, also charged in 2017 violent arrest of a teenager

Leaders Discuss Initial Sex Assault Review Commission Recommendation

by Jim Garamone, 3 days ago

The Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault in the Military has presented initial recommendations to Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III that would take the responsibility of prosecuting sexual assault offenses out of commanders' hands.

Biden: Low Jobs Number Shows 'We Have a Long Way to Go'

3 days ago

The increase of 266,000 jobs in April falls far short of economists' expectations

U.S. supports waiving rights to COVID-19 vaccines

by ShareAmerica, 3 days ago

The United States supports a waiver of intellectual property rights to speed vaccine production. Learn about efforts to improve global access to vaccines.

Viral or bacterial infection? New test can tell quickly

by Sarah Avery-Duke, 3 days ago

A new tool may one day identify if your sniffles are the result of a viral or bacterial infection in less than an hour.

Defense Leaders to Discuss Sex Assault Review Commission Recommendation

by Jim Garamone, 3 days ago

The Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault in the Military has presented initial recommendations to Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III that would take the responsibility of prosecuting sexual assault offenses out of commanders' hands.

US, Chinese, Russian Diplomats Urge Cooperation but Haggle Nonetheless

3 days ago

Despite major differences, especially on human rights and democracy, all three said they were ready to cooperate with all countries to address international challenges

'Young' volcanic ash on Mars hints at conditions right for life

by Daniel Stolte-Arizona, 3 days ago

Volcanoes may have erupted on Mars as recently as 50,000 years ago. The finding raises the possibility of recently habitable conditions below the surface.

Stratcom Leader Describes Growing Threat From Nuclear-Armed China and Russia

by David Vergun, 3 days ago

For the first time in its history, the U.S. faces two nuclear-capable strategic peer competitors at the same time in Russia and China, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command said.

US Vice President Calls for Immigration Effort With Mexico

3 days ago

Kamala Harris says countries must address violence and corruption in Central America

US Vice President Calls for Immigration Effort With Mexico

3 days ago

Kamala Harris says countries must address violence and corruption in Central America

Feds Charge Chauvin, 3 Other Police Officers in Floyd's Death

3 days ago

Former Minneapolis police officer Chauvin also is charged in the 2017 violent arrest of a teenager

A metropolis arose in medieval Cambodia – new research shows how many people lived in the Angkor Empire over time

3 days ago

US Vice President Calls for Immigration Effort with Mexico

3 days ago

Kamala Harris says countries must address violence and corruption in Central America

US Vice President Calls for Immigration Effort with Mexico

3 days ago

Kamala Harris says countries must address violence and corruption in Central America

US Vice President Calls for Immigration Effort with Mexico

3 days ago

Kamala Harris says countries must address violence and corruption in Central America

White House COVID-19 Team Focuses on Vaccinations as Infections Continue to Fall

3 days ago

Government response focused on July 4 goal of 70% of Americans receiving at least one shot

African Activists Welcome US Support of COVID Vaccine Waiver

3 days ago

Health experts say decision could save lives in parts of world where pandemic continues to rage and vaccines are in short supply

Mary Ball Washington, George’s single mother, often gets overlooked – but she's well worth saluting

3 days ago

US Jobless Rate Rises While Job Growth Slows

3 days ago

Lower job growth follows report showing unemployment claims fell

China Says Rocket Debris Unlikely to Cause Damage

4 days ago

The Long March 5B rocket, which was launched April 29, is expected to reenter the atmosphere this weekend

In 19th c. New England, wealth didn't spare you parasites

by Sara Savat-WUSTL, 4 days ago

Wealth and status were no protection from parasitic infections in 19th century New Hampshire, samples from an excavated outhouse reveal.

'Molecular glue' makes perovskite solar cells tougher

by Kevin Stacey-Brown, 4 days ago

A "molecular glue" strengthens a key weak point in perovskite solar cells. The advance makes them tougher, more efficient, and more reliable.

Listen: Have aliens already visited us?

by U. Chicago, 4 days ago

On this podcast episode, a former Harvard astronomer explains why he thinks aliens are more reality than fiction and why we need to be searching for them.

Hallucinogenic compound sensor could find new drugs

by Andy Fell-UC Davis, 4 days ago

The new psychLight sensor, which detects hallucinogenic compounds, could help discover new treatments for mental illness.

Better info transfer marks step forward for quantum computing

by Lindsey Valich-Rochester, 4 days ago

Researchers report making major strides in enhancing quantum computing by improving the transfer of information between electrons in quantum systems.

Mexico Subway Crash Survivor Reflects on Decision to Change Cars

4 days ago

Bravo says he decided to walk forward through a few subway cars, to be closer to the platform exit when he arrived, a move that kept him from disaster

Team links leaky epithelial barriers to 2 billion chronic diseases

by Kurt Bodenmueller-U. Zurich, 4 days ago

A new study links defective epithelial barriers to a rise in almost two billion allergic, autoimmune, neurodegenerative, and psychiatric diseases.


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