Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State announced today during the Our Ocean conference that the third annual Fishackathon will take place on Earth Day, from April 22-24, 2016.

Washington, DC - The cyber threat is real. Cyber attackers have evolved from pranksters, lone wolves and organized gangs to nation-states and hacktivist groups. While the damage used to be limited to simple disruptions in service, today's cyber-attacks are leading to global, political and commercial uncertainty. These increasing attacks have resulted in significant losses of intellectual property, private data and national secrets.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "With today’s successful conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, the United States and 11 other nations have taken a critical step forward in strengthening our economic ties and deepening our strategic relationships in the Asia-Pacific region.

Cambridge, Massachusetts - The surface of a single cell contains hundreds of tiny pores, or ion channels, each of which is a portal for specific ions. Ion channels are typically about 1 nanometer wide; by maintaining the right balance of ions, they keep cells healthy and stable.

Cambridge, Massachusetts - Microbes may seem small and insignificant, but in evolutionary terms the tiny organisms punch far above their weight.

Cambridge, Massachusetts - Biomimicry - known as “innovation inspired by nature” - has led to the invention of bullet trains, vaccines, adhesives, and light bulbs, among other things.