Telescope project still faces fight from Hawaiian opponents

One of Hawaii's most divisive issues is centered on a largely barren, wintry mountain—its peak the highest point in the state—accessible via vehicles with four-wheel drive that can navigate a steep gravel road with sharp ...

Developing sensors to defend aircraft against lasers

Laser strikes, the aiming of high-power laser pointers at aircraft, are a growing safety concern for pilots and aircraft passengers. They pose numerous dangers to pilots, including distraction during crucial moments in flight, ...

Unraveling what genomics can do

It took nearly 10,000 years of breeding to take maize from a tropical crop with thumb-sized ears to the high-yielding Midwest crop of today. But in just the next decade, new corn varieties will likely have higher levels of ...

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