COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Across North America, streams and rivers are becoming saltier, thanks to road deicers, fertilizers and other salty compounds that humans indirectly release into waterways. At the same time, freshwater supplies are also becoming more alkaline.
Harris scholar Alex Fouirnaies examines high value on access to agenda setters Every year companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars on elections in the United States. Yet studies of roll-call votes have shown that donations to specific office holders … Continue reading →
In 2014 a former judge from San Diego County approached the UCLA Kidney Transplant Program with an unusual request: If the judge donated a kidney to a stranger now, could his then-4-year-old grandson, who suffered from chronic kidney disease, receive … Continue reading →
ANN ARBOR — Older Americans report feeling dramatically healthier than they did 14 years ago but that good health isn’t evenly distributed, with much of the gain going to the wealthiest, most highly educated and whites.
From Diablo Canyon on the central California coast to Turkey Point on the southeast tip of Florida, the United States is home to 99 nuclear power reactors at 62 nuclear plants generating roughly 20 percent of the nation’s electrical energy. … Continue reading →
Woman picketing the White House, 1917. Woman picketing the White House, 1917. pic.twitter.com/eLPX56dC0H — History In Pictures (@HistoryInPix) 11. Juli 2017 It was the time of President Woodrow Wilson (1913 to 1921) – the 28th President of the United States.