Western drug companies tested pharmaceuticals on more than 50,000 people in the former communist East Germany, several of whom died, the German weekly Der Spiegel reported this week.
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Search engine giant Google has found itself under scrutiny in Europe again, as rivals contend that it has the potential to reinforce its dominance unless European Union regulators can win more concessions from the company. The rivals allege that Google restricts consumer choice and competition.
Authorities in Mexico have raised the alert level for towns in two central states and the capital after an increased amount of explosive activity has occurred at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico’s second highest peak at 17,900 feet.
As French health officials confirmed a second case of the new SARS-like novel coronavirus (nCoV) in that country on Sunday, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that they believe it is likely that the illness can travel from person to person following prolonged exposure.
Two days after French health officials confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus (NCoV) in their country, a spokeswoman for the regional health authority of Northern France said three more cases have shown up.
One researcher from University of Southampton has carried out the most detailed analysis ever of the remains of an ancient medieval city dubbed "Britain's Atlantis."
A new study presents a sophisticated computer model that provides fresh insight into the impact of climate change on the production of icebergs by Greenland glaciers. The model also demonstrates the shape of the ground beneath the ice has a strong effect on its movement.
The French Health Ministry on Wednesday reported the first case of the SARS-like novel coronavirus (NCoV) in the country after a 65-year-old Frenchman contracted a respiratory illness on a recent trip to Dubai.
A team of researchers has concluded that most species of gigantic animals that once roamed the Australian continent disappeared before the arrival of humans.
One of the Philippines most active volcanoes roared to life early Tuesday sending a cloud of ash and rocks into the morning sky. Mount Mayon, which sits about 206 miles southeast of the capital of Manila, killed at least four people and injured several others during the brief eruption.
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has confirmed to the World health Organization (WHO) on Thursday (May 2) that seven new lab cases of infection to the novel coronavirus have been discovered, including five deaths.
A 64-year-old woman has become the first person in China’s Hunan Province to become infected with the H7N9 bird flu, health officials there confirmed on Saturday.
A powerful earthquake rocked China’s Sichuan Province Saturday morning at 8:02 a.m. EDT (0002 GMT), killing at least 150 people and injuring more than 5,500, according to USA Today.
We all feel the pain of what has taken place in Boston and Texas this week, and for some we need to find a little bit of joy to help get out of the funk these disasters have caused. Fortunately, Earth Day is right around the corner, and it can allow us to help find a little peace from such an unpleasant week.
New data on the H7N9 flu strain in China has surfaced with reports that more than half of the cases seen so far have had no direct contact with poultry.
Water mites of the family Torrenticolidae are tiny, heavily sclerotized and crawling water creatures presently known from all continents except Antarctica.
Developing new tools to find clandestine graves is the goal of a small community of researchers spread across several countries
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