Cambridge, Massachusetts - Fluorescence imaging is widely used for visualizing biological tissues such as the back of the eye, where signs of macular degeneration can be detected. It is also commonly used to image blood vessels during reconstructive surgery, allowing surgeons to make sure the vessels are properly connected.

Cambridge, Massachusetts - A person watching videos that show things opening a door, a book, curtains, a blooming flower, a yawning dog easily understands the same type of action is depicted in each clip.

San Juan, Puerto Rico - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency responsible for securing U.S. borders, is now accepting applications to fill positions for Air and Marine Operations (AMO). AMO is looking for Air Interdiction Agents (pilots) and Marine Interdiction Agents for locations in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other locations across the country.

Cambridge, Massachusetts - Plastics are excellent insulators, meaning they can efficiently trap heat — a quality that can be an advantage in something like a coffee cup sleeve. But this insulating property is less desirable in products such as plastic casings for laptops and mobile phones, which can overheat, in part because the coverings trap the heat that the devices produce.

Boulder City, Nevada - The National Park Service is celebrating National Park Week April 21-29 to encourage everyone to find their own connections to the more than 400 national park units that protect and preserve America’s natural and cultural history.

Houston, Texas - A Dragon spacecraft scheduled to launch into orbit no earlier than April 2, carries the 14th SpaceX commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA. Lifted into orbit atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, Dragon takes supplies, equipment and scientific research to crew members living and working aboard the station.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State commemorates the 30th Anniversary of the creation of the Nuclear Risk Reduction Center (NRRC). Established in 1987 with the purpose of opening a communications channel to the USSR to reduce the risk of nuclear conflict, today the U.S. NRRC exchanges thousands of time-sensitive notifications a year with foreign counterparts that cover nuclear, conventional, chemical, and cyber issues.

Washington, DC - The Internal Revenue Service’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) Program Office has issued its annual program report. The report describes how LITCs provide representation, education, and advocacy for taxpayers who are low income or speak English as a second language (ESL).

New Orleans, Louisiana - A New Orleans, Louisiana-area woman pleaded guilty Wednesday for her participation in a scheme to obtain oxycodone through fraud by creating fictitious prescriptions and to possess with intent to distribute oxycodone on the black market. 

Washington, DC - Something refreshing is happening in our nation's capital, despite the usual partisan rancor and dysfunction that plagues Washington. Federalism is making a comeback. State and local leaders are being empowered by President Donald Trump to decide how best to rebuild America's aging infrastructure.