On Dauphin Island, Alabama, officials took money from oil giant BP to build dunes and a rock wall that could face their first serious test from Isaac. Superintendent of public works Corey Moore says Isaac will test the 'berms.' (Aug. 27)
1America: When I was a kid, being American was to lead the world in science. Ben Franklin. Alexander Graham Bell. Thomas Edison. Jonas Salk. Albert Einstein. I watched Americans walk on the moon. I thought that by now, in 2017, we'd be on Mars or have cancer cured, not marching in the streets to defend science from idiots.