Puppies from pet store chain sicken 39 people, CDC says

Campylobacteriosis, a common bacterial infection, can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever, according to the CDC. As of September 11, a total of 39 people have fallen ill in seven states, including 11 cases in Florida, five in Kansas, one in Missouri, 18 in Ohio, two in Pennsylvania, one in Tennessee and one in Wisconsin. […]

San Diego Will Power Wash Streets Amid Hepatitis Outbreak – U.S. News & World Report

San Diego Will Power Wash Streets Amid Hepatitis Outbreak – U.S. News & World Report

Los Angeles Times San Diego Will Power Wash Streets Amid Hepatitis OutbreakU.S. News & World ReportSan Diego’s mayor says street will be power-washed every other week to combat the city’s deadly outbreak of hepatitis A. Sept. 11, 2017, at 3:14 p.m.. San Diego Will Power Wash Streets Amid Hepatitis Outbreak …After 15 die in hepatitis outbreak, […]

Genetic Analysis Offers First Strong Evidence of Female Viking Warriors

Genetic Analysis Offers First Strong Evidence of Female Viking Warriors

Illustration based on the original plan of grave Bj 581 by excavator Hjalmar Stolpe from 1889. (Image: by Evald Hansen) Stories and poems from the Medieval era contain accounts of fearsome female Viking warriors, yet historians and anthropologists have argued that such accounts are based in myth. A DNA analysis of a 10th century skeleton […]

Ancient Viking Warrior Was a Woman, DNA Analysis Shows

Ancient Viking Warrior Was a Woman, DNA Analysis Shows

The grave of a Viking warrior has been revealed beyond reasonable doubt to belong to a woman, challenging our understanding of ancient societies. The burial site of the warrior, first discovered in 1889 near the town on Brika, Sweden, was thought to belong to a man because of the goods found in the grave, including […]

Scientists redefine how emotions should be categorized

Scientists redefine how emotions should be categorized

By Sally Robertson, BScSeptember 11, 2017 Scientists have found that humans experience 27 distinct categories of emotion, thereby challenging the long-held assumption in psychology that humans have just six main categories, namely happiness sadness, anger, fear, disgust and surprise. Credit: Ollyy/Shutterstock.com The team, from University of California, Berkeley, also created a multidimensional, interactive map that […]

Michigan mom who refused chemotherapy so she could give birth has died

Michigan mom who refused chemotherapy so she could give birth has died

The headaches began sometime in March. They didn’t think much of them, other than that they were possible migraines – until she started vomiting. An initial scan showed a mass in Carrie DeKlyen’s brain. More tests showed that it was a form of cancer, possibly lymphoma, but treatable. But a pathology exam revealed a more […]

Row over AI that ‘identifies gay faces’

Row over AI that ‘identifies gay faces’

Image copyright Stanford University Image caption The study created composite faces judged most and least likely to belong to homosexuals A facial recognition experiment that claims to be able to distinguish between gay and heterosexual people has sparked a row between its creators and two leading LGBT rights groups. The Stanford University study claims its […]

Rest Assured, Having Fido in Bedroom Does Not Harm Sleep

Rest Assured, Having Fido in Bedroom Does Not Harm Sleep

Some animal lovers may still worry that sleeping with a pet may disrupt sleep. And this is no small matter as the American Veterinary Association says more than 40 million American households have dogs. Of these households, 63 percent consider their canine companions to be family. Many draw the line at having their furry family members sleep […]