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North Dakota struggling to deal with radioactive fracking waste
Environmental regulators and North Dakota state officials have expressed concern that the state has failed to adequately adjust to the state’s sudden influx of crude oil output, a worry highlighted by the recent discovery of abandoned radioactive waste.

16.04.2014 01:48

Cosmic bloom? Early blossom for cherry tree after space trip
A four-year-old cherry tree grown from a pit that orbited the Earth for eight months aboard the ISS has burst into blossom in Japan far earlier than usual with very interesting flowers, a riddle that is perplexing local scientists.

11.04.2014 04:57

Tennessee adopts legislation to criminally prosecute drug-addicted pregnant women
A new bill just passed by Tennessee’s state legislature would allow law enforcement to bring criminal charges against pregnant women if their drug addiction causes their children to be born with a dependency.

10.04.2014 14:48

Congress considers blocking GMO food labeling
A new bill introduced in Congress looks to ban states from implementing their own labeling laws when it comes to food containing genetically engineered ingredients.

09.04.2014 18:27

Jury orders pharma companies to pay $9 bln in diabetes drug case
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. have been ordered to pay $9 billion total in punitive damages after a US jury found the two companies did not adequately inform people of the cancer risks connected to their Actos diabetes drug.

08.04.2014 14:19

Deadly Ebola virus spreads beyond Guinea borders, suspected in Mali
Mali authorities have reported of three suspected cases of fatal Ebola virus. Liberia is now also believed to have witnessed the outbreak, which has killed at least 84people in Guinea and alarmed the world.

04.04.2014 04:44

Doctors share horrors of West African Ebola virus outbreak as death toll climbs 80 (PHOTOS)
Blood-chilling accounts of suffering and death have emerged from Guinea, where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has claimed at least 80 lives. Although not yet the biggest outbreak in history, it has alarmed the world as the virus still has no cure.

02.04.2014 17:43

Breakthrough: First chromosome designed from scratch
For the first time ever, scientists have constructed a complex chromosome from scratch, a breakthrough they hope will lead to further progress in the development of new medicine and biofuels.

28.03.2014 20:01

Massachusetts declares public health emergency over heroin overdoses and opioids addiction
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick declared a public health emergency in the state concerning the rising numbers of heroin overdoses and opioid addiction – even moving to ban a controversial new painkiller.

28.03.2014 15:15

Deadly Ebola now ‘a regional threat’, as virus spreads to Guinea capital
The outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus said to have already claimed 63 lives in rural Guinea has now spread to the West African nation’s capital, Conakry, with the Health Ministry ringing the alarm and officials calling it a “threat to regional security.”

28.03.2014 05:13

Highly powerful new biofuel could change rocket engines forever
Scientists have scored a breakthrough in high-energy biofuels by producing a bacterium that synthesizes highly-efficient pinene, a hydrocarbon made by trees. It could soon replace existing alternatives and usher in a new era of rocket engines.

27.03.2014 06:01

‘Fracking is good for us’: Cameron seeks to steer EU away from Russian gas
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has used the Hague talks on the Crimea crisis to stress that fracking is “good” for his country, in an apparent attempt to use fears about EU dependence on Russian gas to promote his government’s pro-fracking agenda.

26.03.2014 08:28

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