Elias Burstein, Pioneer in Semiconductors, Dies at 99 http://ift.tt/2u52IYp

Mr. Burstein was one of the first scientists to use lasers to do research on semiconductors and insulators, and held patents for a method to increase the semiconducting capacity of silicon. The New York Times

At Nursing Homes, Medicaid Cuts Would Reach Even the Upper Middle Class http://ift.tt/2u0i5kW

Medicaid, targeted by Republicans’ health care bill, pays for most of the 1.4 million elderly people in nursing homes, some of whom do not know they are on it. The New York Times