Notre Dame, Indiana - Crystallography has produced one of the largest numbers of both Nobel Prizes and Laureates in any branch of science. Part of this may be attributed to the impact this field has on the creation or understanding of compounds. Understanding the make-up of compounds, which are made up of a crystalline solid material and have molecules that are arranged in an ordered structure, is an essential step for researchers working in many areas, including drug discovery.

Baltimore, Maryland - It’s tough to play video games when you have no fingers to push buttons on the controller.

Washington, DC - Five defendants were arraigned in federal court Thursday following their extradition from Mexico on charges of sex trafficking and related violations as the latest development resulting from coordinated bilateral human trafficking enforcement efforts.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - A woman originally from Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, entered guilty pleas today in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia to all 23 counts of an indictment related to an odometer tampering conspiracy, the Department of Justice announced.

Brighton, Colorado - The U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Interior today announced more than $47 million in investments to help water districts and producers on private working lands better conserve water resources. The funds include $15 million in USDA funds and $32.6 million from the Bureau of Reclamation for local projects to improve water and energy efficiency and provide a strengthened federal response to ongoing and potential drought across 13 states in the West.