Most labs use animal testing to assist their research, but is it really necessary? Some scientists say there are a multitude of superior alternatives to animal testing while others believe that nothing can compare to a live subject.
In light of President Barack Obama “restoring science to its rightful place” and approving federal funding for stem cell research, is it really worth pursuing? The promise of cures that could be found through stem cell research are drowning out the inconvenient truth: Yes, there very well may be cures in the future – but not right now.
The equivalent of Disney World for journalists, the Newseum is one of the only museums that focuses on the news, past and present. Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., the Newseum is one of the few capital city attractions that has an entrance fee -- but it's definitely worth it.
Martha Knight, 62, is one of 90 million American adults who have difficulty reading and writing. See what it's like.