Day: October 27, 2008

"Mavericks" on top of the white house seal

Political maverick paradox

Republican Sen. John McCain has staked his bid for the U.S. presidency on his reputation as a “political maverick,” a politician who is unafraid to cross party lines to “vote his conscience” on important policy issues.

Fallen items on the ground in front of a car

Halloween’s mean streets

The potential for automobile versus trick-or-treater accidents is more pronounced this year, says Dr. Frederico Vaca, because Halloween falls on a Friday – prime party time.

Whole lotta’ shakin’

Great ShakeOut will simulate quake, identify needs

Toxic waste patrol

EH&S staffer Ricardo Cruz suits up to protect the campus from hazardous waste

Retrieving sight

Research looks at how brain adapts when what you see isn’t what you get

Supernatural conclusions

Jessica Utts applies statistics to parapsychology