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Faced with Obama's virtual dismantling of the U.S. fusion energy program, the scientific community is organizing a fight to reverse the drastic cuts proposed in the White House's FY13 budget. The nearly $50 million in cuts in world-class national laboratory and university-based fusion experiments has been proposed so the U.S.

March 4th, 2012 • 10:13 AM

"We are not a closed club, our doors are wide open," Roscosmos head, Vladimir Popovkin, said during a press conference on March 1, following the meeting in Canada of the partners of the International Space Station. Now that the assembly of the ISS is complete, the focus is on widening the array of science and technology investigations in its set of laboratories.

March 4th, 2012 • 10:02 AM

World corn stockpiles are at their lowest level, in terms of "days of use" (itself an extreme understatement), since the 1973-74 period, which at the time, was considered a U.S. supply crisis, called the "Great Russian Grain Robbery," blamed on Russia's purchases of U.S. corn that year.

February 26th, 2012 • 10:04 AM

To the citizens of the United States,

Messieurs\Mesdames

Je suis Charles Luckson, jeune haïtien étudiant, activiste et présentateur de l'émission Révolution Larouchiste qui joue sur les ondes de Radio Tropicale Inter 95.9 FM stéréo, Cap-Haitien, Haïti.

February 5th, 2012 • 9:20 AM

Japanese researchers say that the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, which was followed by a killer tsunami, has increased the risk of a major quake and tsunami east of the Japan Trench off northeastern Japan. The research was carried out by a group at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology.

February 1st, 2012 • 9:58 AM

Izvestia reports that Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitri Rogozin is planning "a series of scientific conferences" with key personnel in Russia's space sector, and has suggested that Russia ought to examine the possibility of establishing a manned scientific base on another planetary body rather than seek to extend the life of the International Space Station (ISS).

March 4th, 2012 • 10:03 AM

In a Haiti still languishing as a result of Obama's genocide policy, a new surge of the cholera epidemic that began in October of 2010 is expected in a matter of weeks, warns Paul Farmer, founder of the Partners in Health NGO which has operated in Haiti for 20 years.

February 27th, 2012 • 11:58 AM

In North America, there is abundant fresh water in the far North that would make a vast difference were it to be brought south to water the American and Mexican deserts by means of NAWAPA. In China the situation is reversed, there is excess water available from the Yangtze river in the South while North China is dry, bounded by the Gobi desert.

February 6th, 2012 • 9:28 AM

Alaska's Cleveland Volcano could soon blow its top, officials say. New satellite imagery of the 5,676-foot peak, located about 940 miles southwest of Anchorage in Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands, shows a new, bulging lava dome forming in the volcano's summit crater, suggesting a build-up of gas pressure.

February 2nd, 2012 • 12:00 PM