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The application of graphene nanoribbon coatings to glass can keep everything from car windshields to skyscraper windows free from ice without sacrificing radio signals or transparency. Graphic by J.M. Tour/Rice University Forget blasting your...
The Dow Jones industrial average closed at a record high today after a Federal Reserve announcement affirming the continuation of a near zero short-term interest rate for a “considerable time.” “There are still too many people who want...
Kurds are spread across a wide area that spans Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran — but it is in Iraq where Kurds have had the greatest autonomy, especially since the U.S. invasion of 2003 freed them to build their own region within Iraq. The long...
If you’ve been watching the epic documentary “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History” on PBS, then you’ve probably come to know Teddy, Franklin and Eleanor as more than just the iconic leaders of America’s coming of age. They were complicated...
The Institute of Medicine released a report Tuesday that suggests end-of-life conversations should become a part of American life. Photo by Flickr user Tony Alter It is time for conversations about death to become a part of life. That is one of the...
A doctor who first exposed serious problems at the troubled Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital said Wednesday that a report on patient deaths there is a “whitewash” that minimizes life-threatening conduct by senior leaders at the hospital...