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FDA Approval Gives Us A Chance To Fight Bioterrorism, Plague
2012-04-30 12:33:18

The FDA has announced its approval of the antibacterial agent levofloxacin, or “Levaquin,” to treat and prevent the plague. Manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, Levaquin was approved under the FDA’s Animal Efficacy rule which allows results from animal testing to be studied if such tests on humans aren’t ethical or feasible.

2012-04-08 23:00:07

With the news this week that US Student reading levels are less than half of what they should be, one self-improvement software developer challenges US Officials to improve the statistics by utilizing

2012-04-02 23:03:23

This week DecomWorld spoke with Chris Murphy, VP Marine Services, Wild Well Control Inc.

WikiLeaks Failure Suggests Need For Radical Transparency
2012-03-24 06:51:55

It's possible that Julian Assange and WikiLeaks didn't live up to what they hoped to accomplish, yet accusations from the government came with more force than necessary.

Native American Tribe Granted Permission To Hunt Bald Eagles
2012-03-19 10:34:32

The US government for the first time has granted a Native American tribe in Wyoming permission to kill two bald eagles for a religious ceremony.

US Government May Require Rear View Camera On All cars
2012-02-29 05:23:42

Running over people in a car can be a very traumatic experience, especially if the victim is a beloved child or elderly parent.

Stratfor Documents Published To Wikileaks
2012-02-27 09:50:57

Wikileaks, the whistelblowing website responsible for leaking hundreds of thousands of top secret government cables and documents over the past few years, is now publishing more than 5 million confidential emails from a US-based intelligence agency known as the “Shadow CIA.”

2012-01-19 13:37:30

The U.S. government's request that the journals Science and Nature withhold scientific information related to the genetically modified H5N1 virus because of biosecurity concerns does not violate the First Amendment, say two Georgetown University professors.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.