Latest from Joel Achenbach

The federal shutdown has slowed efforts to make leafy greens safer, experts say.

  • Jan 15, 2019

The partial government shutdown curtails federal health and safety efforts, raising a ‘risk of a failure in the system.’

  • Jan 9, 2019

Thousands of federal workers across the country — and the businesses they patronize — are feeling the pinch.

  • Jan 6, 2019

U.S. contracting community and ordinary citizens buffeted by border wall dispute

  • Jan 3, 2019

“It’s not quite Lord of the Flies yet,” said one visitor as trash cans overflow, restrooms are closed, and there’s not a ranger in sight.

  • Jan 1, 2019

“Climate change is here, and it’s already costing tens of billions of dollars a year," one expert said.

  • Dec 31, 2018

Scientists studying the Tunguska impact of 1908 call for a special observing campaign next summer.

  • Dec 25, 2018

No human being had ever been beyond low Earth orbit when Frank Borman, James Lovell, Jr., and Bill Anders blasted off on Dec. 21, 1968.

  • Dec 21, 2018

The orthodoxy is that earthquakes are chaotic and unpredictable. But here comes "machine learning."

  • Dec 17, 2018

A study suggests scientists need to up their game on experimental design and statistical analysis.

  • Aug 27, 2018
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