New virus Has Been Discovered in Missouri, ticks are the suspected transmitter. Like many viruses, it starts with fever, fatigue, diarrhea and loss of appetite. For two farmers in northwestern Missouri, the severe illness that followed a tick bite led epidemiologists on a journey to a new viral discovery. “It’s brand new to the […]
Moments after a Burger King employee posts a photo on 4Chan showing his feet firmly planted in the restaurant’s lettuce containers, users of the online image board had figured out exactly which Cleveland store he was at. To top it off, he titled the submission “this is the lettuce you eat at Burger King.” […]
The improbable chain of events that led Alexander Fleming to discover penicillin in 1928 is the stuff of which scientific myths are made. Fleming, a young Scottish research scientist with a profitable side practice treating the syphilis infections of prominent London artists, was pursuing his pet theory–that his own nasal mucus had antibacterial effects–when he left a culture plate smeared with Staphylococcus bacteria on his lab bench while he went on a two-week holiday.
Rarely has anything so small done so much to ruin so many hamburgers as E. coli bacteria has
After first sending Spain’s agricultural industry into a tailspin by falsely accusing that country’s cucumbers, German authorities on June 5 pointed a finger of blame at local beansprouts specifically the produce of an organic farm in the village of Bienenbttel, around 70 kilometers south of Hamburg as the source of an outbreak of deadly E.
Jewaun Smith, a 9-year-old boy from Chicago, is lucky to be alive.
When treating children for chronic eczema, pediatricians may want to look in the laundry room, according to a new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics.
FIVE REASONS TO EAT MEAT: 1> It tastes good 2> It makes you feel good 3> It’s a great American tradition 4> It supports the nation’s farmers 5> Your parents did it Oh, sorry…those are five reasons to smoke cigarettes. Meat is more complicated.
Hamburgers are an American passion.
New research suggests penicillin is becoming obsolete, and antibiotic resistance could lead to a “major health crisis” unless governments act to promote research into new drugs.