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FDA axes trans fats

Partially hydrogenated oils — the primary source of artificial trans fats in processed foods — are no longer “generally recognized as safe” for use…

Improved safeguards needed at biosafety labs

More needs to be done to improve safety and public accountability at the nation’s high-containment biosafety laboratories that work with deadly viruses and bacteria,…

Type 2 diabetes may protect against ALS

People with type 2 diabetes may have a lower risk for being diagnosed with the serious neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known…

Students train for disaster relief work

More than a hundred students and humanitarian relief professionals spent April 24-26, 2015 learning how to rapidly respond to a refugee crisis while being…