The Story of a New Apple (Called the SnapDragon)

Similar in some ways to Apple’s iPhone 12, Cornell University has developed two new apples that reflect years of research and development.

The COVID-19 Vaccine’s Distribution Dilemmas

Even if all works out with with a fast-track compressed timeline for developing the COVID-19 vaccine, we will have distribution dilemmas to resolve.

Where Illegal Activities Give the GDP New Highs

Adding together the goods and services we produce in the GDP, statisticians wonder if they should include illegal economic activities.

How Southwest Helps Science

The low airfares and pleasant flying culture at Southwest Airlines have had an unexpected impact on the quality of scientific research.

How the U.S. Budget Takes Us to Another Galaxy

Within the discretionary spending slice of the government spending pie, research and development at the NSF is a tiny part of the federal budget.