Before Competition by SpaceX, Air Force Launch Prices Were Four Times More

In 2014, the US Government Accountability Office issued a report on cost estimates for the US Air Force’s program to launch national security payloads, which at the time consisted of a fleet of rockets maintained and flown entirely by United Continue reading Before Competition by SpaceX, Air Force Launch Prices Were Four Times More

Research Indicating that Cannabis Might Heal The Brain From Effects Of Aging: Forbes

Despite your average Shaggy and Scooby-style stereotypes, researchers believe that cannabis could actually help to sharpen our minds later in life. Researchers at the University of Bonn and Hebrew University have discovered that low, regular doses of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one Continue reading Research Indicating that Cannabis Might Heal The Brain From Effects Of Aging: Forbes

The Right to Information about Legal Treatments Speeds Medical Innovation

“Every drug available for prescription in the United States must have gone through at least phase I clinical trials. Phase I trials examine a drug for toxicity in healthy volunteers and establish that the drug meets a minimum level of Continue reading The Right to Information about Legal Treatments Speeds Medical Innovation

Uber for School Buses Enhances School Choice

Could ride-sharing become a widespread replacement for traditional modes of school transportation? In March, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos praised Denver’s school district for providing transportation to underserved students attending both traditional public and charter schools. The program, called the Success Continue reading Uber for School Buses Enhances School Choice

Direct Primary Care is Improving Access, Reducing Cost: No Insurance

The ratio of doctors to health-care workers in America is one to 16. Of those 16 workers, only six are directly involved in patient care; the rest are administrative staffers. Yet doctors spend an increasing amount of time filling out Continue reading Direct Primary Care is Improving Access, Reducing Cost: No Insurance

Freedom from Want Achieved Throught Capitalism: Setting Washerwomen Free

Has anything changed the world more than the internet? South Korean economist Ha-Joon Chang thinks so. He would argue that one invention – an engine of liberation – has had a far more powerful effect on daily lives. He means the washing machine, Continue reading Freedom from Want Achieved Throught Capitalism: Setting Washerwomen Free