While the CDC works to discover how a Penn. woman was infected with a superbug, a research team at UW’s School of Medicine and Public Health is working to find new antibiotics to treat drug-resistant infections.
The issue of whether cell phone use could cause cancer has been mired in confusion, with some studies failing to find an increased risk of brain tumors among cell phone users, while others suggest greater risk among the most frequent of users.
Republican Sen. Ron Johnson plans to release a report this week detailing a congressional committee's yearlong investigation into a painkiller-abuse scandal at Tomah's Veterans Affairs medical facility.
Aaron Hill hit two solo homers, Jonathan Lucroy added a solo shot and drove in three runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers outslugged Cincinnati for a 9-5 victory Friday night, handing the Reds their 11th straight loss.
Scientists believe that 10 million species still await discovery around the world. And every year -- on the birthday of Carolus Linnaeus, the 18th century Swedish botanist considered the father of modern taxonomy -- the International Institute for Species Exploration releases its list of the top new species (from among about 18,000 found over the previous 12 months).