RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Science and Technology

A collection of news and information related to Science and Technology published by this site and its partners.

Top Science and Technology Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Rail workers' health issues are a growing safety concern

    Rail workers' health issues are a growing safety concern
    Visibility was 10 miles and the morning sun had pushed the temperature close to 90 as Danny Joe Hall guided his mile-long Union Pacific freight train east through the grasslands of the Oklahoma Panhandle.
  • Is the U.S. losing the tech race?

     Is the U.S. losing the tech race?
    We've all heard the dire pronouncements: U.S. science and technology is losing ground to its global competitors because of a nationwide shortage of scientists and engineers, due primarily to the many failures of K-12 education. But are these gloomy...

    Money won't buy you votes

     Money won't buy you votes
    Campaign finance reformers are worried about the future. They contend that two Supreme Court rulings — the McCutcheon decision in March and the 2010 Citizens United decision — will magnify inequality in U.S. politics. In both cases, the...

    Drawing a line on the lawn amid water conservation and drought

    Drawing a line on the lawn amid water conservation and drought
    "This is the irony," mused homeowner Richard Turner as he looked over the newly installed and remarkably realistic-looking artificial lawn in his mid-Wilshire frontyard. "We grow grass to make the illusion that we don't live in a desert. Here I am,...

    Southwest, other airlines take safety talks to new, hilarious heights

    Southwest, other airlines take safety talks to new, hilarious heights
    Southwest Airlines flight attendant Marty Cobb has gone viral -- just for giving the in-flight safety briefing on a recent flight. Cobb's one-liners delivered with impeccable comic timing sent a YouTube video of her hilarious instructions into the...