DREAMer Finds Better Life In Mexico And Sees More Opportunities

DREAMer Finds Better Life In Mexico And Sees More Opportunities

Kevin Bueno, a 22-year-old Dreamer who lived in Colorado, found an alternative to all the chaos that occurred after Donald Trump took office. Bueno’s mother always dreamt of his son going to college and having a career, but schooling was going to be too expensive for an undocumented student. ElUniversal Bueno arrived in the United […]

Life imprisonment for terrorist recruiters: Putin greenlights tougher law on extremism

Life imprisonment for terrorist recruiters: Putin greenlights tougher law on extremism

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 23:07 President Vladimir Putin has enacted legislation prescribing life sentences for terrorist recruiters as well as lengthy jail terms for those convicted on justification of terrorism. Terrorist recruiters and contractors will now face severe punishments, ranging from at least eight years in prison along with heavy fines, to life imprisonment. […]

Nigel Farage is for life, not just for Brexit|Humor

Once cute and lovable, many feel that Mr. Farage has outgrown his welcome – gnawing his way through a sizable EU pension and defecating all over the press.  The RSPCA reports that many of Mr. Farage’s pledges have been heartlessly abandoned at the roadside; with many Leave campaigners having bought into his ideas, without realizing that […]

Team Trump Is Slashing Programs That Help Prisoners Adapt to Life on the Outside

On Wednesday at FCI Sandstone, a low-security federal prison in Minnesota, inmates were preparing for a congressional hearing. They couldn’t fly to Washington, of course, but they’d voted to add C-SPAN to the facility’s short list of authorized television channels. They planned to watch politicians grill the Trump administration’s new Bureau of Prisons chief about […]

Scorching hot springs house extreme life and a future ocean

Scorching hot springs house extreme life and a future ocean

Luca Marziale www.lucamarziale.com By Alice Klein SCORCHING temperatures, salt-smothered terrain and toxic air. It doesn’t sound like an inviting place to live, yet here in the Danakil depression in Ethiopia, microorganisms are thriving. The harsh environment sits at the Afar triangle, where three tectonic plates are gradually pulling apart. As the ground splits open, geothermally […]

Teaching life a new trick: Bacteria make boron-carbon bonds

Teaching life a new trick: Bacteria make boron-carbon bonds

Top Story In another feat of bioengineering, a team of scientists has created bacteria that can, for the first time, make chemical compounds containing bonds between boron and carbon. Before now, such boron-carbon bonds came only from the laboratories of chemists and could not be produced by any known life-form. The finding is part of […]

The unseen puppet masters that control life in the oceans

The unseen puppet masters that control life in the oceans

Simon Pemberton By Andy Ridgway Seawater is a cocktail of elements. Some – like the sodium and chloride that make it salty – are abundant. Others exist in vanishingly small quantities but pack a powerful punch. Iron controls where life can thrive; mercury has the power to snuff it out; and a delicate balance in […]

Cataclysms: A life spent chasing planetary catastrophe

Cataclysms: A life spent chasing planetary catastrophe

Awesome events clear the way for new life formsPatrick Kelley Worldwide Photography/NGS Creative By Stephen Drury IN 1980, Luis and Walter Alvarez and co-workers found irrefutable signs that a mighty asteroid impact occurred 66 million years ago. It coincided with the demise of the dinosaurs, among many other taxa, and with vast but short-lived magma […]