Canada’s National Organic Week Celebrates Sustainable Food Across the Country

This September 19-27th Canadians will celebrate one of the largest organic events in the country involving activists from all over Canada and the world.


Reanalysis: Antidepressant Drug Paxil Makes Teens Suicidal

Contrary to what a 2001 study found, Paxil is not safe and effective for teens. In fact, it may be making them suicidal.


Study Finds Link Between Agent Orange and Blood Cancer

A recent study found that Vietnam veterans who were involved in Agent Orange are more likely to develop multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer.


Major Breakthrough: Blood Test Allows Scientists to Assess Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new blood test has been developed that allows scientists to estimate how quickly someone is aging, which could help determine Alzheimer’s disease risk.


US Senator Elizabeth Warren “Open” to Legalizing Marijuana

US Senator Elizabeth Warren recently told the Boston Globe that she is open to the legalization of both medical and recreational marijuana.


2015 World’s Fair Promotes Sustainable Food Innovation

The 2015 World’s Fair theme of ‘Feeding the World’ showcased 145 nations’ answers to providing food sustainability in a creative way. Check it.


Study: Goats Fed GM Soy Have Altered DNA, Milk, and Offspring

There is a new study showing that the DNA in goats fed transgenic, GM soy feed is altered, and the milk itself is of lower quality, affecting offspring.


Architect Uses Cardboard to Build Usable Bridges, Pavilions, and Emergency Housing

Environmentalist and green architects are starting to use materials like cardboard to build structures sustainably, while designing in more green ways.


Coal Ash Found to be 10 Times more Radioactive than Coal Itself

Researchers are warning that coal ash could be dangerous to the environment and human health due to the presence of radioactive contaminants.


England and Wales Prepare to Ban Smoking in Cars with Children Present

Smoking in your car with children present will soon be illegal in England and Wales, with the initial fine being 77 dollars.


Microbial Biologist Says Biotech is Like a Religion, and is Failing

According to many scientists such as Ignacio Chapela, a microbiologist from UC Berkeley in California, the biotech industry has utterly failed.


New Trial Suggests Resveratrol Might Prevent, Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

Resveratrol, found in red grapes, raspberries, dark chocolate, and red wine, may halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, a study suggests.


FDA Launching Overhaul of Food Safety Regulations to Help Prevent Food Poisoning Outbreaks

The FDA is making the most dramatic changes to its food safety regulations in more than a century in an effort to stave off outbreaks of food poisoning.


Minnesota Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Chipotle Franchises

A number of Chipotle restaurants in Minnesota have been linked by health officials to a recent outbreak of salmonella.


Harvard Finds Pesticide in 70% of Honey Samples Tested

A recent study shows that 70 percent of honey samples collected in Massachusetts contain at least one neonicotinoid, a class of bee-killing pesticides.


30,000-Year-Old Virus from Siberia About to be ‘Awakened’

After unearthing a 30,000 year old frankenvirus from the icy wasteland of Siberia, scientists plan to awaken it. But why unleash this super virus?


World’s First Head Transplant Scheduled for 2017

The world’s first head transplant is schedule to take place in December 2017 with a procedure to take 36 hours. Will this mark history in medicine?