Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation in Revere Massachusetts SUSPECT in Bombing

Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation in Revere Massachusetts SUSPECT in Bombing Video shows explosion at Boston Marathon finish line | Boston Marathon Bombing The deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon Monday has left at least three people dead — including an 8-year-old boy — and more than 130 others wounded. Two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon […]

New flu virus can pass from pigs to people

A new influenza strain sickened at least 12 people last week. All cases involved recent contact with pigs at agricultural fairs. Hawaii and Indiana each has one case, and 10 were linked to last week’s Butler County Fair in Ohio. Four other cases have been linked to a county fair in Indiana that ran July […]

Swine flu vaccine linked to child narcolepsy: EU watchdog

A swine flu vaccine used in 2009-10 is linked to a higher risk of the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in children and teens in Sweden and Finland, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said Friday. The EU agency studied the effects of the Pandemrix vaccine on children in eight European countries after Sweden and […]

Flame, Stuxnet Super Cyber Weapons Linked: Researchers

Researchers say they have uncovered “proof” linking the authors of the Flame cyber espionage program to Stuxnet, the most powerful offensive cyber weapon ever developed — both of which are believed to have targeted Iran. Analysts at the Russia-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Labs, which was the first to uncover Flame and had previously analyzed […]

Methanol, Biproduct of Aspartame Linked to Autism, Preterm Delivery

Patrick Gallagher | Among these studies is a comprehensive one on Methanol, the primary alcoholic component used in aspartame.              

Goldman Sachs sells 16 per cent stake in website linked to sex trafficking

ShareThis Goldman Sachs sells 16 per cent stake in website linked to sex trafficking 01 Apr 2012 A private equity fund run by Goldman Sachs Group Inc has agreed to sell its stake in a media company believed to be behind a sex trafficking forum connected to its management, a company spokesman said today. GS […]

Honeybee die-offs linked to insecticide, study says

ShareThis Honeybee die-offs linked to insecticide, study says 17 Mar 2012 A newly published study draws a stronger link between mass die-offs of honeybees and an insecticide widely used on corn. The study sheds more light on the worrisome phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder. Bees play a critical role in the pollination of crops, […]

Fracking: Answer to Our Energy Crisis, or Could it Be a Disaster for the Environment?

The Guardian March 3, 2012 Fracking – the extraction of shale gas – was halted last year after it was linked to a series of tremors in Lancashire. Drilling companies hope a decision due soon will allow them to restart operations. But protesters say fracking can lead to water contamination, methane leaks and animals dying […]

CIA tactics to trap Bin Laden linked with polio crisis, say aid groups

ShareThis CIA tactics to trap Bin Laden linked with polio crisis, say aid groups 02 Feb 2012 An alliance of 200 US aid groups has written to the head of the CIA to protest against its use of a doctor to help track Osama bin Laden, linking the agency’s ploy to the polio crisis in […]

Federal Money Linked to NYPD’s Muslim Surveillance Program

ShareThis Federal Money Linked to NYPD’s Muslim Surveillance Program 27 Feb 2012 The Associated Press reports that the New York Police Department’s controversial program to monitor Muslim neighborhoods and organizations was funded, at least in part, by White House grants meant to pay for the drug war. The money was given to the NYPD through […]