A Phoenix, Arizona, mother and her two children were hospitalized this week after being attacked by a swarm of bees. The bees came out of a shed and attacked the group. It is unknown whether the attack was provoked. Firefighters called to the scene sprayed the bees with foam to allow the family to escape.
According to a study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association, 22% of dentists have experienced physical aggression from patients. Over half have been verbally assaulted. For the study, researchers from NYU College of Dentistry surveyed dentists on what kinds of aggressive behaviors they had experienced from patients. Roughly 55% had experienced verbal
The much-lauded CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing method, which allows scientists to change out DNA in cells, recently went wrong when tested on human embryos. In a study published in Cell, researchers reported that using CRISPR/Cas9 in human embryos, even for editing out diseases, can eliminate entire sections of genetic material. This can threaten the life of
A drug made of Komodo dragon blood may eventually be used to fight antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections like those that cause methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or pneumonia, according to researchers from the School of Systems Biology at George Mason University, Washington, D.C. The Komodo dragon, found in Indonesia, is well-known to have a dirty mouth. Scientists
This won’t be a list of all the foods the diet experts say are going to kill you, like sugary sodas, a bag of donuts or a box of Slim Jims. And we don’t know why anyone would want to eat some of these foods. Here’s just a few of the many foods people eat