Archive: 03/31/2009

FDA cracks down on unapproved narcotic painkillers

(AP) -- The government ordered 14 unapproved narcotic painkillers off the market Tuesday, prescription versions of potent morphine, hydromorphone and oxycodone. The Food and Drug Administration told nine manufacturers to ...

Mar 31, 2009
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Pistachio company: Raw nuts may be bacteria source

(AP) -- The company at the center of a nationwide pistachio recall says the salmonella contamination could have come from raw nuts during processing but not a human or animal source in its plant.

Mar 31, 2009
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Genetic basis for migration

Scientists studying Eastern North American monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) have uncovered a suite of genes that may be involved in driving the butterflies to migrate towards Mexico for the winter. Their research, publis ...

Mar 31, 2009
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