Saudi Citizen Admits to Visa Fraud and Concealing Attendance at Al Qaeda Training Camp

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Naif Abdulaziz M. Alfallaj, 35, a citizen of Saudi Arabia and a former resident of Weatherford, Oklahoma, has pleaded guilty to visa fraud and making a false statement to the FBI by, among other things, concealing his application to and attendance at an al Qaeda training camp in Afghanistan in late 2000.

Researchers design technology that sees nerve cells fire

Palo Alto, California - Researchers at Stanford University, Palo Alto, have created a noninvasive technology that detects when nerve cells fire based on changes in shape. The method could be used to observe nerve activity in light-accessible parts of the body, such as the eye, which would allow physicians to quantitatively monitor visual function at the cellular level.

NIH-funded tissue chips rocket to International Space Station

Cape Canaveral, Florida - When traveling in space, astronauts experience physiological changes normally associated with aging, such as bone loss, muscle deterioration and altered immune systems. When the astronauts return to Earth, the changes often reverse.

President Donald J. Trump Signed H.R. 390 into Law

Washington, DC - On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the President signed into law:

Man Convicted of Terrorism Offenses After Trying to Join ISIS

Cincinnati, Ohio - Laith Waleed Alebbini, 28, of Dayton, Ohio, was convicted Thursday for attempting and conspiring to join the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization.