Thursday, 11 April 2013 20:00

King for a Day, President All Year

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Even in a good year, the document commonly called "the President's budget" is really just a detailed outline of what programs the President would support if he were king and not president.

Monday, 08 April 2013 20:00

Primary Sources

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Those with a million or two in loose change might want to sign up for a paddle this week at Christie's in New York for the auction of a 60-year-old, seven-page, handwritten, and illustrated letter from a father to his 12-year-old son away at boarding school.

Stalled traffic and stalled legislation are facts of life in downtown Washington, DC, and yet on Monday (April 8), K Street was blocked off for hours by an unlikely protest group— medical researchers.

Monday, 01 April 2013 20:00

A Look Inside the Nuclear Actin Black Box

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Actin's role in the nucleus comes packed in its very own black box. The cell nucleus is a very small and complex place but given how much is known about actin in the cytoplasm, it can be startling to hear how little agreement there is about actin in the nucleus.