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Submission Summary: 0 pending, 6 declined, 2 accepted (8 total, 25.00% accepted)

United States

Submission + - Health Care System in the U.S. Barely Passing

Random Utinni writes: A report commissioned by the non-profit and non-partisan Commonwealth Fund, gave the U.S. health-care system a "D", barely passing. This is unfortunate, as the U.S. spends more on health care than any other country. Given our ever-increasing reliance on technology to solve our problems, is more advanced (and more expensive) technology the answer to our current health-care woes? If not, what is?
Space

Submission + - Chemical leak on ISS

Random Utinni writes: It looks like the Russian Elektron system on the ISS may be causing problems again. again, with potassium hydroxide leaking into the space station. The timing, right after delivery of new ISS components and right before the arrival of a new crew (and first female space tourist), is a bit strange. What does this bode for the program?

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