Leonardo Di Caprio gives emotional speech on climate change

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, in his capacity as United Nations Messenger of Peace addressed world leaders gathered at the U.N. on Friday (April 22) to sign a deal to slow climate change. The deal widely known as the “Paris Agreement” is set to be signed by more than 165 countries – the most states to endorse […]

“Energy Burden” On Low-Income, African American, & Latino Households Up To Three Times As High As Other Homes, More Energy Efficiency Needed

Data Gauge Impact of Energy Costs on Low-Income, African-American, Latino, and Renter Residents; Low-Income Households in Memphis, Birmingham, Atlanta, New Orleans, Providence, Pittsburgh, Dallas, Philadelphia, Kansas City, and Cleveland Suffer Heaviest “Energy Burden”. An “energy burden” review of 48 major U.S. metropolitan areas finds that low-income households devote up to three times as much income […]

Gene therapy pioneered at St. Jude shows early success against “Bubble Boy” disease

Adolescents and young adults with a severe inherited immunodeficiency disorder improved following treatment with novel gene therapy developed at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. The results of this study appear today in the journal Science Translational Medicine. […]