In this era of intense partisanship, Congress finally seems to agree on the need to write a comprehensive overhaul of the U.S. immigration system. Their motives may differ but everyone seems to agree that change is needed.

Tuesday, 23 April 2013 20:00

Pulling the Plug on Glioblastoma Signaling

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With the death from brain cancer of Senator Ted Kennedy in 2009, gliobastoma multiforme (GBM), made a brief but frightening appearance in the news. GBM is a bitter diagnosis with a poor prognosis. More than half the patients will die within one year and the five-year survival rate is approximately 5%. Why is this cancer so deadly?

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.

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