Latest Fusarium Stories

2006-04-13 16:40:00

Bausch & Lomb Inc. was sued in federal court on Thursday in a complaint that accuses the company of failing to disclose to consumers that using its ReNu with MoistureLoc contact lens solution may result in a serious eye infection.

2006-03-31 17:25:00

Bausch & Lomb Inc. said on Friday it is working with health authorities around the world to determine the cause of an increase in a rare fungus infection among contact lens wearers that first surfaced in parts of Asia.

2005-06-09 06:35:00

A group of Colombian scientists believe they've found a way to wipe out cocaine production: unleash an army of hungry moth caterpillars. But critics of the proposal say the chance for "ecological mischief" is high.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.