Latest from Joel Achenbach

Spaceflight changes gene expression and poses radiation hazard but NASA sees no showstoppers as it dreams of a Mars mission

  • Feb 15, 2019

Long’s improper use of government resources cost taxpayers $94,000 in staff salary, $55,000 in travel expenses and $2,000 in vehicle maintenance, the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general determined last year.

  • Feb 13, 2019

Paycheck glitches are numerous: “Where’s the rest of my money?”

  • Feb 7, 2019

Conservation fund has bipartisan support, but Congress during shutdown can’t get to yes.

  • Jan 24, 2019

As government workers stay home, the emerald ash borer keeps attacking trees.

  • Jan 18, 2019

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

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

  • Aug 27, 2018
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