Washington, DC - NIST researchers have devised a way to synchronize the time of two different clocks – separated by as much as 4 km of open, turbulent air - to within a few millionths of a billionth of a second using optical light pulses. That constitutes a thousand-fold improvement in sensitivity compared to the best conventional methods that connect and control clocks at radio frequencies.

Los Angeles, California - UCLA and Caltech researchers have developed a technique that shows promise for preventing drug resistance in people with glioblastoma, the most common and deadliest type of brain cancer.

New York - As millions of people around the globe celebrate Earth Day and renew their commitment to protecting the planet, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will join dozens of world leaders on Friday at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to participate in events marking the first day that the Paris Agreement is open for signature.

Ithica, New York - Computers have helped revolutionize the commercial world and transformed the lives of the general public through the development of the Internet and mobile technologies like the iPhone. But, practically speaking, they have done little for the good of our planet.

Washington, DC - The President called President of Ecuador Rafael Correa today to convey the condolences of the American people for the loss of life caused by the earthquake on April 16. 

Washington, DC - Secretary Kerry placed a call this morning to Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Guillaume Long to express condolences for the tragic loss of life in the earthquake.