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The FCC Votes to Abandon Rural and Low-Income Americans

Source: GizmodoOn Thursday, the current FCC commission continued its campaign to loosen protections for consumers while doing the bidding of major corporations. The five-person commission voted on...

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Puerto Rico struggles to assess hurricane’s health effects

Source: Nature Nightfall sets a hard deadline for a team of public-health researchers in Puerto Rico. Since Hurricane Maria hit on 20 September, leaving large swathes of the island without a reliable...

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Chomsky: “EE UU es el origen del problema del narco”

Fuente: El PaisUn gobernante habilidoso y demagogo, que ha sabido conectar con los “miedos legítimos” de parte de la sociedad, “como antes lo hicieron Hitler o Mussolini”. Así dibujó este miércoles a...

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Connecticut Lawsuit Is the First to Claim Elephants as Legal Persons

Source: GizmodoYesterday, the Nonhuman Rights Project filed a petition on behalf of three elephants being kept at a Connecticut zoo. The suit demands that the court recognize these animals as “legal...

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New York centro de intercambio de heroína

Fuente: El PaisEl agente especial James J. Hunt, a cargo de la Agencia Antidroga de Nueva York (la DEA, en sus siglas en inglés), es un veterano en la batalla. Policía neoyorquino desde el 82 y...

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Business of Disaster

Source: FrontlineWhen disaster strikes, who profits?In the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Irma, don’t miss tonight's broadcast of Business of Disaster — FRONTLINE and NPR’s investigation of the...

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US government approves 'killer' mosquitoes to fight disease

Source: NatureThe lab-grown mosquitoes developed by MosquitoMate seek to eliminate the disease-carrying Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus, shown here).The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

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US government report says that climate change is real — and humans are to blame

Source: NatureFrom warmer temperatures to more extreme weather, melting glaciers and rising sea levels, humanity is fundamentally changing the planet by pumping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere,...

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Un informe secreto del FBI trató de enlodar a Martin Luther King

Fuente: El PaisLa sorpresa vino de otro lado. La publicación de los últimos papeles secretos sobre el asesinato de John F. Kennedy ha sacado a la luz un sórdido informe destinado a empañar el nombre...

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The Trump Administration Versus the Climate Change Report It Just Published

Source: GizmodoOn Friday, the Trump administration published a new report on climate change. Clocking in at 470 pages, it’s a definitive synthesis of the latest in climate science that’s been written...

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Controversial chairman of US House science committee to retire

Source: NatureUS Representative Lamar Smith, the controversial chairman of the US House of Representatives’ science committee, will retire when his term expires late next year.Smith, a Texas...

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Puerto Rico’s Power Authority to Cancel Whitefish Energy’s Suspicious $300M Contract

Source: GizmodoUpdate, 4:30 p.m.: Several news sources are reporting that Puerto Rico’s power authority will move to cancel its $300 million contract with Whitefish Energy following several damaging...

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Drone Video of Border Wall Prototypes Accidentally Shows How Worthless the Wall Would Be

Source: GizmodoConstruction of border wall prototypes by US Customs and Border Protection outside of San Diego, California (GIF made from US Customs and Border Protection video)US Customs and Border...

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El iPhone X se apoya en innovaciones tecnológicas ya estrenadas por los fabricantes de Android

Fuente: El Pais Ayer Apple hizo lo que nunca había hecho en la era Jobs. El visionario fundador se negó en su día a diseñar un lápiz para acompañar al iPad —fiel a su idea original de interacción...

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Citing Russian Ties, Homeland Security Boots Kaspersky Software From Government Agencies

Source: Gizmodo American government agencies are now banned from using software created by the Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab and will have to begin removing Kaspersky products from their...

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Tesla Just Quietly Solved The Biggest Problem To Electric Car Adoption

Source: GizmodoTesla just announced that it’s expanding its Supercharger network of fast-charging stations to dense urban areas, starting with Boston and Chicago. If you don’t understand how that...

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Does Anyone Really Trust Trump to Handle the North Korea Nuclear Crisis?

Source: GizmodoWhen the Obama administration left the White House, top officials warned that the No. 1 problem the incoming Trump administration would face globally is North Korea.Nearly eight long...

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Reports of Russia's Election Hack Keep Getting Scarier

Souce: GizmodoA New York Times investigation offered some unnerving news on Friday. Not only was the hacking of electoral systems during last year’s election “more extensive than previously...

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Desmantelan a Puerto Rico

Fuente: ENDI / Emilio Pantojas GarcíaLa imagen es poderosa pero imprecisa. Desde 1898 los norteamericanos han tratado de “desmantelarnos”. El idioma de enseñanza fue el inglés, los misioneros...

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How the NSA identified Satoshi Nakamoto

Source: Medium MagazineThe ‘creator’ of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, is the world’s most elusive billionaire. Very few people outside of the Department of Homeland Security know Satoshi’s real name. In...

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US science envoy resigns to protest Trump policies

Source: NatureAn energy researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, resigned his post as a science envoy for the US Department of State on 21 August, citing US President Donald Trump’s...

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J&J loses ovarian cancer case and has been ordered to pay US$ 417 million

Source: MercoPressThis undated photo provided by Robinson Calcagnie, Inc., shows Eva Echevarria. A Los Angeles jury on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million...

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Tesla Model S Owner Gets His 97-Year-Old Grandpa's First Impression Of An Electric Car

Source: GizmodoHaving grown up hearing my family talk about what it was like seeing television evolve into what it is today, it must be even more surprising for a 97-year-old to witness the evolution...

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US biomedical-research facilities unprepared for attacks and natural disasters

Source: NatureWhen Hurricane Sandy hit New York City in 2012, the storm destroyed scientific equipment worth more than US$20 million at the New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center. Tropical...

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One Dead, Dozens Injured After Car Slams Counter-Protesters at White Supremacist Rally in Charlottesville

Source: GizmodoAmid the chaos of a canceled “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia attended by white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and other members of the so-called alt-right on Saturday, a...

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