Category: Science News
Boyer Recalls Soap-Making Chemicals After Child Suffers Burn Injuries
Nearly 330,000 bottles of soap-making chemicals were recalled due to a lack of childproof caps, which may result in chemical burns.
NovoCure Announces Release of Next Generation Chemo Treatment for Mesothelioma
NovoCure, a British oncology company specializing in state-of-the-art cancer therapies, has announced approval of its NovoTTF-100L, a non-invasive treatment for mesothelioma, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Thursday.
Study Finds Roundup Ingredient May Be Affecting Honey Bees
Young honey bees are being poisoned by glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup weed killer and a chemical named as the causative agent in thousands of lawsuits alleging cancer from the herbicide, according to a new study published in the...
Strange Object Discovered Far Beyond Pluto: Could it be ‘Planet X?’
At the extreme edge of our local solar system, astronomers from the Carnegie Institution for Science have discovered a bizarre, previously unknown object whose presence may have profound implications for our own local group of 8 planets (sorry, Pluto).
New Research Suggests Sugar May Increase Cancer Risk
A biologic mechanism in yeast cells may prove key to understanding the relationship between sugar and cancerous tumors, a new study out of Belgium has found.
Professor Pulls Study Linking Vaccines and Autism
A study linking autism to aluminum in vaccines administered to lab rats has been pulled by the author after an independent analysis found evidence that the data had been manipulated after publication.
Twitter Partners with The Weather Channel to Live Stream Eclipse
Twitter has partnered with The Weather Channel to live stream today’s “Eclipse of the Century,” as the moon’s shadow travels from the West Coast to the East Coast of the U.S.
Amazon Recalls Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses
Amazon has recalled counterfeit solar eclipse glasses because they do not meet ISO standards to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays.
Novel Eye Test Could Help Diagnose Autism
A new test that measures rapid eye movements could help identify deficits in an area of the brain associated with the development of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), a new study has found.
New Study Highlights IVC Filter Retrieval Problems
The study has found that IVC filter retrieval rates plummet after 7 months. Over 40% had to be removed using advanced techniques, according to data from a study involving over 750 patients.