WATCH: Hurricane Katrina, 10 years later

It was ten years ago this Sat­urday that Hur­ri­cane Kat­rina made land­fall in south­eastern Louisiana. With 127-​​​​mile-​​​​an-​​​​hour winds, it was the most pow­erful storm to hit the US in decades, […]

Aging our children: Column

Last Friday, a Wis­consin judge entered not guilty pleas on behalf of two 13-​​​​year-​​​​old girls accused of repeat­edly stab­bing a class­mate just to please the fic­tional horror char­acter Slender Man. […]

Crime spikes in several US cities confound criminologists

James Alan Fox, a crim­i­nol­o­gist at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boston, is dis­mis­sive of the half-​​​​year sta­tis­tics. “The shorter the window, the more volatile the num­bers,” he said. “Six-​​​​month homi­cide numbers […]

Nanotube impants show diagnostic potential

Pre­lim­i­nary exper­i­ments in mice, reported by sci­en­tists at a meeting of the Amer­ican Chem­ical Society in Boston, Mass­a­chu­setts, this week, sug­gest that the devices are safe to intro­duce into the […]