Category: Science News

Massive Earthquake Off Coast of Japan Sparks Fukushima Fears

A tsunami warning was in effect Tuesday for Japan's Fukushima and Miyagi Prefectures after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off Honshu, threatening regions devastated in the 2011 mega-disaster that killed 20,000 people.

/ November 22, 2016

Could Tasmanian Devil’s Milk Cure Superbug Infections?

Get ready for the most random fact you’ll learn today: it turns out that milk from the Tasmanian devil, the same kind that tormented Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, could provide a useful weapon for treating antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

/ November 21, 2016
Fracking Earthquake Oklahoma

Strong Earthquake Hits Largest Oil Storage Hub in U.S.

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake caused injuries and structural damage in an Oklahoma town known as the "Pipeline Crossroads of the World."

/ November 7, 2016
Saline Flush Syringe Infection Outbreak

Saline Flush Syringes Recalled After Infection Outbreak

Nurse Assist Saline Flush Syringes recalled after 33 nursing home patients developed blood infections in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

/ October 10, 2016
Honey tests positive for Roundup.

U.S. Honey Tests Positive for Cancer-Linked Herbicide

The FDA found residues of Monsanto's weed-killer Roundup (glyphosate) in honey samples from Ohio, Florida, and Louisiana.

/ September 16, 2016

Roundup Lawsuit Filed by Backyard Gardener with Cancer

A lawsuit has been filed by a man who used the weed-killer Roundup in his home garden and developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

/ September 14, 2016