Shampoo and Soap Wreak Havoc on the Skin’s Microbiome Say Researchers

Shampoo and Soap Wreak Havoc on the Skin’s Microbiome Say Researchers

Up until now, the advice given by the medical community about cultivating one’s microbial garden referred exclusively to the gastrointestinal tract microbiome. This ecological community of microorganisms, including bacteria and fungi, are a mixed bag. Some members of the community participate in maintaining the health of their human host while others cause disease. Science has […]

College Dropout Makes Graduation Bomb Threat to Hide That She Dropped Out

College Dropout Makes Graduation Bomb Threat to Hide That She Dropped Out

Yesterday, after morning and afternoon graduation ceremonies at Connecticut’s Quinnipiac University had taken place, the public safety department on campus received a bomb threat. It was made approximately 40 minutes prior to the day’s third and last commencement exercise.  According to Hamden, Connecticut police, the caller turned out to be a former university student. Danielle […]

Emergency Amendment Made Legal Synthetic Drugs in NZ Illegal Again

Emergency Amendment Made Legal Synthetic Drugs in NZ Illegal Again

New Zealand’s government has changed its mind about regulating party pills and synthetic cannabis. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said 2013’s Psychoactive Substances Act, considered a bold experiment that captured the world’s attention when it was passed, did not go far enough. Since July 18 of last year, interim product approval was granted to the […]