Archive: 11/3/2006

Jimson weed poisons teens across U.S.

Poisonings resulting from teenagers using common jimson weed as a hallucinogen have been reported in New Jersey, California, Colorado and other states.

dateNov 03, 2006 in Health
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Sexual, reproductive health declining

The World Health Organization in Switzerland says inadequate attention to sexual and reproductive health has caused an increase in disabilities and death.

dateNov 03, 2006 in Health
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Europe warned of cocaine crisis

The U.N. narcotics czar warns that Europe is headed toward a cocaine crisis as many governments there continue to be in denial of the problem.

dateNov 03, 2006 in Health
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Officials seek cause of reactor shutdown

Authorities are investigating the cause of the nuclear reactor shutdown at Three Mile Island near Harrisburg, Pa., although no radiation leaked in the incident.

dateNov 03, 2006 in Other
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Floating and spiky

With the aid of complex computer simulations, scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam and at the University of Heidelberg have discovered how the shape and distribution ...

dateNov 03, 2006 in General Physics
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