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Forensic Facts From the Fatal Franklin Expedition

Garry Rodgers | Posted 01.19.2016 | Science
Garry Rodgers

The 1845 expedition led by Sir John Franklin to find the Northwest Passage was one of the biggest disasters in exploration history.

Potato Salad The Likely Culprit Behind Deadly Church Potluck

AP | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say the likely source of the botulism outbreak that killed one person and sickened many others at an Ohio ch...

Scientists Discover First New Botulism Strain In 40 Years -- So Why Are They Withholding Data?

AP | Posted 12.19.2013 | Healthy Living

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State health researchers have discovered the first new strain of botulism in four decades, but decided to withhold publish...

Is THIS The World's Deadliest Toxin?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.17.2013 | Science

Don't panic, but scientists have stumbled across a new substance that may be the deadliest known to man. A new variant of botulinum toxin, "type H...

Why Are All The Ducks Dying?

AP | By JEFF BARNARD | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The drought that has forced irrigation shutoffs at cattle ranches in the upper Klamath Basin is also causing hardship for w...

Baby Food Recall: Plum Organics Products May Be Tainted With Botulism

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Plum Organics of Emeryville, Calif., is recalling some of its apple and carrot portable pouch baby food because of concerns over po...

How To Live On $0 A Day: Keeping Up Appearances -- Revising Your Beauty Regimen

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Poverty doesn't have to age you if you're creative. If you have scientific tendencies, you can always grow your own botulism toxin.