A year and a half after President Obama loosened restrictions on government funding of human-embryonic-stem-cell research, a federal judge on Monday, Aug. 23, declared all such studies temporarily off-limits for taxpayer dollars, on the grounds that they violate a 1996 law.
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Syria: Inside Bashar Assad’s Dungeons
When Companies Refuse to Interview the Unemployed for Jobs
Essay: ON BEING A CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN
“WHAT is bothering me is the question what Christianity really is, or indeed who Christ really is, for us today.” So wrote the young Lutheran Theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer from his Berlin prison cell in April 1944, one year before he was executed by the SS for complicity in the plots against Hitler's life. It is a question that todayfor more complicated reasonsconcerns countless thousands of U.S
Cell Phones on the Road: What Goes?
If you’re one of those annoying motorists with his hand cupped to his ear yakking away on a cell phone and you know who you are better be careful where you’re driving. This month, California and Washington State joined Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and the District of Columbia in enacting laws prohibiting driving while talking on a handheld cell phone
Cell-Phone Radiation: What Is the Risk?
Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami Warning System Explained
Study: Human fat yields multipurpose stem cells
Windows Mobile 6.5 phones coming Oct. 6
Microsoft is hoping that a new crop of phones this fall will help the company in its quest to stay relevant in the cell phone market. The software maker said that the first phones running Windows Mobile 6.5 will launch worldwide on October 6 and will include phones running on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon Wireless.
Trying to Keep Cell Phones Out of Prison
Prison authorities used to have almost complete control over an inmate’s ability to communicate with the outside world. By checking their mail and parceling out telephone access at scheduled times on easily and legally tapped landlines communication for inmates was difficult and often expensive .