Photo Illustration of the proposed Temperance Flat dam north of Fresno, California

Temperance Flat Dam Put on the Shelf Indefinitely

An investment analysis that looked at how much it would cost water users to build and operate the proposed Temperance Flat Dam northeast of Fresno without government funding was finished earlier this year and quietly passed among water districts, which just as...
Photo of beds set up inside a mobile hospital

Racial Bias in Health Care Software Aids Whites Over Blacks

A widely used software program that helps guide care for millions of patients is flawed by unintentional racial bias that leads to blacks getting passed over for special care, according to a new study. The software predicts costs rather than sickness. It is...