A third person has been diagnosed with monkeypox in England, Public Health England have confirmed.
Posted on: 26 September 2018 | 6:28 am
Posted on: 26 September 2018 | 5:01 am
Researchers have rendered a population of mosquitoes in a lab sterile using the gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 by homing in on a specific target in insect DNA -- the doublesex gene -- raising the possibility of eradicating disease-carrying species of the insect entirely, according to a new study published Monday in Nature Biotechnology.
Posted on: 25 September 2018 | 9:25 pm
While the impact of the massive bombing raids during World War II left deep and obvious scars on the land, a new study suggests that the shockwaves reached the edge of space as well. As a result, those shockwaves actually weakened Earth's upper atmosphere, called the ionosphere.
Posted on: 25 September 2018 | 8:25 pm
A 9-year-old dog has a new skull and a cancer-free life because of 3D printing.
Posted on: 25 September 2018 | 7:43 pm
Congenital syphilis cases -- when a mother passes syphilis onto her baby during pregnancy or delivery -- have more than doubled in the United States since 2013, according to an report released Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Posted on: 25 September 2018 | 4:44 pm
An ancient retrovirus that predates modern humans may explain why people suffer from addiction, scientists have said.
Posted on: 25 September 2018 | 3:09 pm
Some Mauna Loa macadamia nut products produced at a facility in Kea'au, Hawaii have been voluntarily recalled due to possible E. coli contamination linked with the facility's water system, according to the Hawaii Department of Health. No illnesses related to the water have been reported to the state, health officials say.
Posted on: 25 September 2018 | 1:44 pm
Life expectancy in the UK did not improve between 2015 and 2017, stopping at 79.2 years for males and 82.9 for females, according to new data from the UK's Office for National Statistics.
Posted on: 25 September 2018 | 1:31 pm
Critics of drug-possession prosecutions often argue that they unfairly target people of color. Seattle, where recreational use of marijuana was legalized in 2012, is doing something about it.
Posted on: 25 September 2018 | 12:27 pm
Kelly Thomas is paralyzed from the chest down and can consciously control her ability to walk, researchers say, thanks to a stimulation device in her lower back. Two studies released Monday show three paralyzed patients can walk again.
Posted on: 25 September 2018 | 10:44 am
Irish pharmaceutical company Amarin sent a glowing announcement to investors Monday that its drug Vascepa, a purified fish oil derivative, was linked to a 25% reduced risk of major cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke.
Posted on: 25 September 2018 | 8:14 am