There is more bad news regarding multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. A new study found that strains of tuberculosis that bypass most of the drugs that are usually used to treat bacterial infection have been spreading in South Africa, which already has a high tuberculosis infection rate. Health authorities are highly concerned of the extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis because of the way tuberculosis spreads.
British pedophile Paul Charles Wilkins, 70, of Littleport, Cambridgeshire, flew to California in January 2016. He was caught in an undercover sting faced several charges, however, under a plea agreement pledged guilty to taking pornographic images in the country. He was also ordered to pay a $25,000 fine.
A skin cancer cream usually used to cure skin cancer and prevent cancer has killed five dogs after accidentally swallowing some. Because of this the Food And Drug Administration is warning pet owners to keep it out of reach. The cream is called fluorouracil and is sold under the brand names Fluoroplex, Efudex and Carac.
A survey released Tuesday finds that the rate of abortions in the US has declined since the Supreme Court legalized its procedure in 1973. Statistic date from the Guttmacher Institute says that the abortion rate in 2014 was 14.6 abortions per 1000 women ages 15 to 44. In 1973 the rate of abortion was 16.3.
In an Australian aquarium, a remarkable female leopard shark amazed scientists by producing a live offspring asexually, three years after being separated from her long-term mate. Scientist have been observing virgin births in vertebrates such as sharks, rays and reptiles. Virgin birth is a reproductive strategy thought to aid survival during periods of isolation.
University of California President Janet Napolitano was hospitalized over the weekend. School Officials said that she has been undergoing treatment for cancer. She was diagnosed in August and her treatment is early complete.
It has been a public health concern that the drug resistant super bug is increasing. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a worst case scenario wherein a woman with bacterial infection was resistant to all FDA-approved treatments. The woman from Nevada, died in September after being infected with a type of bacteria that is drug resistant.
A Japanese space craft had spotted a massive Venus wave. Though this is not the first time that a gravitational wave was seen in the atmosphere of Venus, it is the largest among the records. It stretches just over 6,000 miles from end to end. Its feature also suggests that the motion of Venus atmosphere is more complex than previously thought.
A gigantic alligator turned heads when found strolling along a reserve in central Florida. In a video taken Sunday afternoon at the Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, a huge alligator appears out of some bush and slowly walks across a patch of grass. Bystanders also took pictures and videos of the remarkable reptile passing through.
According to a press release from Feld Entertainment, also owner of Ringling Bros. Circus for 50 years now, the circus is closing down. CEO Kenneth Feld said, that he has made a tough decision that Ringling Bros. Circus will hold its final show May of this year. High operating cost and the decrease of ticket sales made the circus unsustainable business for the company.
Eddie Long the megachurch pastor whose reputation was corrupted after being involved in a sexual misconduct, has died. He was 63. He died Sunday after battling cancer.
Thousands of people rally to support Obama's health care law. Democrats and labor organizers spent Sunday, pledging to fight against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and any attempt to change Medicare or Medicaid. The party's leaders faced the thousands of people, urging them to call the Republicans and push the protest of repeal.
The Swedish smart billboard that coughs when you smoke near it is a campaign ad against smoking. It is one way to remind narcotic addicts that smoking is bad for their health. A billboard equipped with smoke detectors that coughs as they pass by helping them be reminded.
Climate scientist studied how the dinosaurs died after the well-known impact of a large asteroid and blocking the sunlight for several years. They have reconstructed how tiny droplets of sulfuric acid formed high up in the air. 66 million years ago the extinction of dinosaurs caused the ascendance of the mammals. Eventually resulting for the human domination on earth.
Researchers were able to capture as to how rapid viper strikes catches its prey. Feeding is the most basic need for an animal to survive. Every living organism is more likely to be eaten by another. However, there are different skills, how predators hunt their prey, like the chameleon's tongue, cheetah sprinting, fox diving into snow. Every animal has its own specialization on how to catch or escape a predator or prey.