Washington, DC - With back-to-school season upon us and more than 160,000 children missing school every day in the U.S. out of fear of being bullied, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s States with the Biggest Bullying Problems.

Washington, DC - The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $18 million to nine teams of engineering-led, interdisciplinary researchers to break the conventional ways in which light and acoustic waves propagate.

Sacramento, California - The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) has activated the State Operations Center to provide assistance to Lake and San Luis Obispo Counties for the Clayton and Chimney Fires, respectively.

Stanford, California - A real possibility exists that foreign hackers could throw a monkey wrench into the outcome of the U.S. presidential election in the fall, a Stanford expert says.

Durham, North Carolina - Researchers have used CRISPR, a revolutionary new genetic engineering technique to convert cells isolated from mouse connective tissue directly into neuronal cells.

Dallas, Texas - For the first time in history, people living in low- and middle-income countries have a higher prevalence of hypertension or high blood pressure, than people living in high-income countries, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.