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  • Poultry firms systematically feed low-dose antibiotics to flocks

    Poultry firms systematically feed low-dose antibiotics to flocks
    Major U.S. poultry firms are administering antibiotics to their flocks far more pervasively than regulators realize, posing a potential risk to human health. Internal records examined by Reuters reveal that some of the nation's largest poultry producers...
  • Startups go Dutch for new era in manufacturing

    Startups go Dutch for new era in manufacturing
    Beneath the low beams of a converted warehouse in Amsterdam lives a company with many of the attributes of a Silicon Valley startup, except that at less than a year old it has zero venture capital and says it is already making enough money to sustain...
  • Group says Wehr's Dam should come down

    Group says Wehr's Dam should come down
    Wehr's Dam has been a fixture along the Jordan Creek in South Whitehall for more than a century. Built of timber and concrete like thousands of dams in waterways across Pennsylvania, it has outlived by more than six decades the grist mill it was built...
  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • Ancient flying reptile named after 'Avatar' creature

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This story has been refiled to fix a typo in the last letter of the genus name, Ikrandraco instead of Ikrandraci) Some of the most visually stunning sequences from director James Cameron's blockbuster movie "Avatar" involved...
  • China seeks to fight smog by brainstorm: All ideas welcome

    China seeks to fight smog by brainstorm: All ideas welcome
    The city of Wuhan is considering building skyscrapers coated with a high-tech substance that can "eat" air pollutants. An artist is offering to suck particulates out of Beijing's dirty skies using a giant vacuum-cleaner-type device and sell jewelry made...
  • Boy's rescue remembered as 'Miracle on Mount Baldy'

    Boy's rescue remembered as 'Miracle on Mount Baldy'
    The rescuers dug until their fingers bled. They dug with shovels and buckets and their bare hands. But they found no trace of the boy who had been swallowed by the dune. There was no shoe, no hat, no T-shirt. Just a mountain of sugar-fine sand that...
  • Natural gas production contaminated drinking water in Texas, study finds

    Natural gas production contaminated drinking water in Texas, study finds
    Natural gas production contaminated the well water of two homes in a Texas subdivision, according to a study published Monday. The discovery came two years after the Environmental Protection Agency halted its investigation in the Parker County community...
  • Flu vaccine will cover more strains

    Flu vaccine will cover more strains
    Doctors are hoping a more comprehensive flu vaccine formula being given this year will undercut flu season before it starts this fall. The shots guard against four strains of the flu, one more than the traditional three-strain, or trivalent, flu shots...
  • 'Genius grant' winners from 3 Illinois universities

     'Genius grant' winners from 3 Illinois universities
    Among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Fellowships, or "genius grants," are three from Illinois universities. The awards, presented by the Chicago-based John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, give each recipient $625,000 over five years,...
  • Scientists: Bad fracking wells taint water

    WASHINGTON Faulty fracking wells are to blame for drinking water contamination in Texas and Pennsylvania, according to new findings from researchers at five universities. "People's water has been harmed by drilling," said Robert Jackson, a professor of...