Which has more germs: Doctors' hands, or their stethoscopes?
February 28, 2014, 8:39 a.m. by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, LiveScience
A new study suggests there should be official rules on how often doctors clean these essential tools.
New York City releasing gases to track air flow
July 9, 2013, 12:09 p.m. by Andrea Thompson, LiveScience
This month scientists will release harmless gases in the New York City subway to determine where actual noxious gases could infiltrate the underground transit system.
New study finds Hurricane Sandy responsible for spilling 11 billion gallons of sewage
May 1, 2013, 3:41 p.m. by Shea Gunther
The winds and waves of Hurricane Sandy spilled enough sewage to match BP's oil spill more than 50 times over.
IKEA's contamination woes continue with pork-tainted moose lasagna
April 8, 2013, 7 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A production batch of moose lasagna, apparently a hot seller at European stores operated by the world-dominating purveyor of flat-pack home furnishings, is found to contain trace amounts of pork.
BPA found in wide range of canned goods
November 3, 2009, 11:29 p.m.
Video: A study conducted by <i>Consumer Reports</i> found BPA in almost all 19 name brand foods tested -- from juice to chicken soup and tuna fish.