Archive: 12/7/2010

Invisible invasive species

While Asian carp, gypsy moths and zebra mussels hog invasive-species headlines, many invisible invaders are altering ecosystems and flourishing outside of the limelight.

dateDec 07, 2010 in Ecology
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Milestone in fight against deadly disease

Scientists at Seattle Biomedical Research Institute (Seattle BioMed) and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have reached a major milestone in the effort to wipe out some of the most lethal diseases on the ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Medical research
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Chewing tobacco maker agrees to $5M settlement

(AP) -- The maker of Skoal and Copenhagen smokeless tobacco has agreed to pay $5 million to the family of a man who died of mouth cancer in what is believed to be the first wrongful-death settlement won from a chewing tobacco ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Health
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Montana governor says wolf deal dead

(AP) -- Negotiations to remove Northern Rockies gray wolves from the endangered species list hit an impasse Monday, after Wyoming and Idaho refused to go along with an Interior Department proposal on the issue, Montana Gov. ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Ecology
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