New, deadlier trend in the raging opioid epidemic: Elephant tranquillizer

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 73 Share this story Law enforcement agencies across the country are raising alarms about the increasing trend of finding heroin laced with an extremely lethal…


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Most groundwater is ancient but contains surprising human fingerprint

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / We’re talking mostly water that is way older than this fellow, but also a little water that’s slightly younger… reader comments 5 Share this story…


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Climate change is turning dehydration into a deadly disease

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Spread the loveTweet Brett Gundlock reader comments 31 Share this story A mysterious kidney disease is striking down labourers across the world and climate change is making it worse. For…


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NASA inspector says agency wasted $80 million on an inferior spacesuit

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / NASA’s current plans for its next generation of spacesuits. NASA Inspector General reader comments 11 Share this story When NASA began developing a rocket and…


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Experts: Headline-grabbing editorial on saturated fats “bizarre,” “misleading”

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 35 Share this story Controversial UK cardiologist Aseem Malhotra has once again published an editorial disputing decades of research linking diets high in saturated fats…


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Mission Control is a wonderful movie. Go see it now

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 7 Share this story Flight Director Gene Kranz, naturally, is one of the central figures of the Mission Control movie. Mission Control Movie A shot…


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Killing the Clean Power Plan leaves Trump’s EPA in an awkward place

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / Donald Trump signs H.J. Res. 38, disapproving the rule submitted by the US Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule. The Department…


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Lawsuit: Mylan’s epic EpiPen price hike wasn’t about greed—it’s worse

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / Mylan Inc. CEO Heather Bresch testifies on Capitol Hill in a hearing on “Reviewing the Rising Price of EpiPens.” reader comments 65 Share this story…


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Nuclear waste facility receives its first shipment since 2014 accident

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / A truck from Idaho arrived at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant at night. reader comments 30 Share this story The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP)…


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Drugs already in medicine cabinets may fight dementia, early data suggests

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Spread the loveTweet Enlarge / Oh, there’s that cure I was looking for. reader comments 18 Share this story Tried, true, and FDA-approved drugs for cancer and depression—already in medicine…


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