Will nanomachines one day be launched into our bloodstreams to monitor health and combat disease? Or will “self-replicating nanobots” proliferate out of control until they completely overrun the planet?
There are more reasons than mere theology why Evangelical Christian leaders are raising Cain over the message now being wholesaled by the Rev. Rob Bell of Mars Hill Bible Church, featured in TIME’s current cover story, “What If There’s No Hell?” Bell’s I’m-O.K.-you’re-O.K., we’re-not-going-to-hell-today spin is not merely a refutation of a basic belief
After Harvey Milk became the first openly gay man elected to any substantial political office in the history of the planet, thousands of astounded people wrote to him. “I thank God,” wrote a 68-year-old lesbian, “I have lived long enough to see my kind emerge from the shadows and join the human race.” Sputtered another writer: “Maybe, just maybe, some of the more hostile in the district may take some potshots at you–we hope!!!” There was a time when it was impossible for people–straight or gay–even to imagine a Harvey Milk
Roger Federer came from a set down to beat former world number one Lleyton Hewitt and earn a last 16 place in the U.S.
President Obama called Saturday for the Iranian government to refrain from violence and injustice against its own citizens. “The Iranian government must understand that the world is watching,” Obama said in a White House statement. “We mourn each and every innocent life that is lost
Is Maurice Greenberg a liar? That seems to be the multibillion-dollar question in an ongoing court battle that pits Greenberg and his firm Starr International against his former employer AIG. The deeply troubled insurance giant claims Greenberg, through Starr International, improperly gained control of hundreds of millions of shares of AIG stock when he was booted from the company in 2005.
Xiong Weiping, the chief executive officer of China’s largest aluminum company, Chinalco, spent the better part of the last four months doing something no other CEO of a state-owned Chinese company had ever done.