At Jef Boeke's lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread here.
But he and his colleagues are cooking up something else altogether: yeast that works with chunks of man-made...
Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 at 07:00 PM EDT
Chipotle's Norovirus Outbreak the Result of Lax Sick-Policy
Chipotle Mexican Grill's recent norovirus outbreak in Virginia was the result of lax sick policy enforcement by store managers, the company confirmed on Tuesday.
The company said in their earnings conference...
A startling new study by Boston University researchers found that after an examination of 111 deceased former NFL players, 99 percent of them had a progressive degenerative brain disease.
The study, which...
Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 10:46 AM EDT
Medicaid is a Matter of Life or Death for a 2-Year-Old in Pennsylvania
The health care debate played out inside the home of a Pennsylvania family with a child suffering from a a rare neuromuscular disorder as Senate Republicans continued to weigh which version of their bill will be...
Twin baby girls Paisleigh and Paislyn Martinez were born conjoined at the chest, with their hearts fused together. Doctors from University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital used groundbreaking technology...
Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 07:06 PM EDT
Burr-Hamilton? Angry Lawmaker Singles Out 'Female Senators'
Passions are running high on Capitol Hill — but pistols at 10 paces over health care?
GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas is angry with some fellow Republicans in the Senate who are balking at parts of...
Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 10:34 PM EDT
Girl's HIV Infection Seems Under Control Without AIDS Drugs
A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines — more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long...
Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 09:22 PM EDT
Tractor-Trailer Deaths in Texas Highlight Danger of Heat
Experts say the temperature inside of the tractor-trailer where smuggled immigrants died and many others were left in dire health would have quickly become unbearable in the Texas heat.
Authorities said they...
Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 06:46 AM EDT
GOP Health Care Bill Still a Mystery Before Planned Vote
The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal...