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Category Archives: National
Western Wildfires Destroyed 246% More Homes and Buildings Over the Past Decade – Fire Scientists Explain What’s Changing
In a new study, we found a 246% increase in the number of homes and structures destroyed by wildfires in the contiguous Western U.S. between the past two decades, 1999-2009 and 2010-2020.
Ultra-Processed Foods – Like Cookies, Chips, Frozen Meals and Fast Food – May Contribute to Cognitive Decline
But ongoing research increasingly indicates that a poor diet is a risk factor for memory impairments during normal aging and increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Super Bowl LVII Set, Chiefs to Face Eagles
After a high-stakes Conference Championship round, the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs have emerged victorious and will face each other in Super Bowl LVII on Sunday, February 12th.
America Sees Economic Growth in Fourth Quarter
A Department of Commerce statement, released on Thursday, January 26, reported fourth quarter and year-end preliminary findings on the US economy.
2022’s Billion-Dollar Disasters: Climate Change Helped Make It US’s 3rd Most Expensive Year On Record
U.S. weather disasters are getting costlier as more people move into vulnerable areas and climate change raises the risks of extreme heat and rainfall, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warned as it released its annual billion-dollar disasters report on Jan. 10, 2023.
More Women are Being Detained as Jail Populations Near Pre-COVID Levels
A look at incarceration trends shows that as jails fill back up, women are being booked at a faster rate.
AI and the Future of Work: 5 Experts on What ChatGPT, DALL-E and Other AI Tools Mean for Artists and Knowledge Workers
Specifically, the emergence of large language models – AI systems that are trained on vast amounts of text – means computers can now produce human-sounding written language and convert descriptive phrases into realistic images.
National Unemployment Drops As Jobs Increase
Over the last six months, the national unemployment rate has bounced back and forth between 3.5 percent and 3.7 percent. In December, the national unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent, down 0.1 percent from the previous month.
Did He Jiankui ‘Make People Better’? Documentary Spurs a New Look at the Case of the First Gene-Edited Babies
“Make People Better” outlines an already well-documented saga, tracing the path of He from a promising young scientist at Rice and Stanford to a driven researcher establishing a laboratory in China that secretly worked to make heritable genome editing a reality.