Traffic planners, securities traders and military strategists all use it. Simulating the behavior of millions of idiosyncratic individuals also may be the best way to understand complex phenomena like pandemics.
Mice sharing two mothers’ DNA were healthy. Those born to two fathers only lived a few days. Using stem cells and gene editing, researchers in China have created mice born to same-sex parents. Some of the mice had two biological mothers, with no paternal DNA. Others had two biological fathers, […]
ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. This story was originally published in ProPublica by A.C. Thompson and Ford Fischer/ProPublica Members of the ultranationalist street gang known as the Proud Boys were easy to spot […]
By Delphine Luneau | The Center Square/January 8th, 2021 (The Center Square) – When Donald Trump rose from a political outsider to claim the most powerful political job in the world – president of the U.S. – at least a portion of his success was attributed to his direct line […]
“This Political Climate Got My Brother Killed”: Officer Brian Sicknick Died Defending the Capitol. His Family Waits for Answers.
ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. This story was originally published in ProPublica. by J. David McSwane/ProPublica The grieving family of a slain Capitol Police officer says he was a private man […]
Gabby Giffords, 10 years after her near-fatal shooting, is ‘confident’ there will be national action on gun safety
After the assassination attempt, the former Democratic lawmaker from Arizona spent the next decade balancing recovery and advocacy. Amanda Becker Originally published by The 19th
Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News January 8, 2021 The party split in Congress is so slim that, even with Democrats technically in the majority, passing major health care legislation will be extremely difficult. So speculation about President-elect Joe Biden’s health agenda has focused on the things he […]
ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. by Sebastian Rotella/ProPublica This story was originally published by ProPublica In the days leading up to the attack on the U.S. Capitol, the FBI received intelligence […]
After a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, members of Congress were forced to recess as the building went into lockdown. Mariel Padilla Originally published by The 19th As Congress convened to count the electoral votes that would confirm Joe Biden as the next president of the […]
Working from home: What the research says about setting boundaries, staying productive and reshaping cities
by Clark Merrefield, Journalist’s ResourceJune 8, 2020 Over the past 12 weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has forced millions of employees in America to begin working from home. Before the pandemic, 2.5% of U.S. employees teleworked full-time, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Now, almost everyone who […]