Google’s Director of Engineering, Ray Kurzweil, predicts that humans will have computers implanted in their brains by the year 2029.
President Trump’s pick for head of the FDA, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, has deep ties to the pharmaceutical industry, receiving big bucks from drug makers.
The state of Oregon issued its first-ever marijuana recall after a strain called Blue Magoo was found to have high levels of pesticides.
The UN will add two chemicals used to make fentanyl to an international list that makes it easier to track suspicious orders and transactions.
Subway is fighting back with a lawsuit against a Canadian broadcaster’s claims that its chicken products contain about 50 percent soy filler.
A majority of members of Maryland’s House of Delegates voted to ban fracking (hydraulic fracturing) in the state. The bill now moves to the Senate.
A superbloom (profusion) of wildflowers has occurred in California’s Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and will be visible until late March 2017.
A new Canadian investigation has found that Subway’s chicken strips only contain slightly more than 50% chicken DNA.
Continuing its trend of offering environmentally-friendly products, IKEA has developed an indoor grow room that can feed a whole neighborhood.
E-cigarette explosions are occurring more often and causing major injuries. Most incidents have been traced to the devices’ lithium-ion batteries.
Votes in 2016 made marijuana legal in the majority of U.S. states; but Trump and his likely cabinet picks, Christie and Giuliani, may stop the progress.
Report shows the pharmaceutical industry is spending much less on research and development investments because they are no longer paying off.
A products recommendation website recently tested 30 sets of children’s headphones to see which ones have the greatest potential to damage kids’ hearing.
The UK’s fertility regulator says fertility clinics can apply to start using techniques to create embryos from 3 parents.
Researchers have figured out how to vaccinate as few people as possible to prevent the spread of disease, though globalization would make it a challenge.
Donald Trump chose Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris as head of the American Manufacturing Council. Some fear Liveris could use his position to benefit Dow.
Researchers have discovered in Beijing’s smog the genes that make bacteria resistant to antibiotics, and it’s not clear how much of a health risk they pose.