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Hepatitis C medicine enlisted to kill weeds

blog Marrone Organic Innovations is tinkering with a way to use components of an herbal medicine as an organic weed killer.

By February 20, 2007


Hep C test for walking blood banks

A new hepatitis C test is on the way for prescreening blood donors, and it's showing some promise.

By September 3, 2008


Hep B unrest looms as Chinese forum is blocked

A large hepatitis B support group in China recently lost its support site in a crackdown on civil society. Now some say they may be forced into taking "drastic" measures.

By June 25, 2008


Real-life 'Planet of the Apes' thrives on Monkey Island

A fascinating new documentary takes you to the home of medically messed-with chimps.

By July 3, 2014


Apple touts better working conditions as factory audits jump

The company has trained more workers in supply-chain companies about their rights and has seen a reduction in the number of facilities underpaying their employees.

By February 13, 2014


Where if you listen to this, you've played Mortal Kombat in a bowling alley

Friday, the end of the work week, the denouement, if you will, which means it's the perfect time to get Hepatitis A! Or at least that's what happened to some A-list celebrities at Ashton Kutcher's birthday party. D'oh! Also, Portal 2 might be in the works

By February 22, 2008


Smart syringe turns bright red to warn of prior use

The ABC Syringe is embedded with ink that turns color when exposed to air as a way to warn caregivers that the syringe has been used.

By September 3, 2013


Sobriety app with panic button helps addicts stay on the wagon

Those who use the A-CHESS app are 65 percent more likely to refrain from drinking a year after getting treatment than those who left a treatment center without the app, according to the first large, randomized clinical trial to test this kind of app.

By March 27, 2014


Lab grows blood for human trials

Human volunteers in the near future will test out blood created from engineered stem cells. Someday facilities could make type O on demand, like real-life Tru Blood factories.

By April 15, 2014


Breast-milk ice cream: Test before you taste?

A $22 scoop of ice cream served in a martini glass in the U.K. ignites a global debate over which is crazier: to consume or not to consume the breast milk of one's own species.

By March 1, 2011