Google Doodle pays tribute to Har Gobind Khorana on his 96th birthday

Khorana moved to the Institute for Enzyme Research at the University of Wisconsin In 1960. Dr. Khorana then spent time at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule in Zurich with Professor Vladimir Prelog , returned to India for a brief period an... More..

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Mount Washington summit tied for 2nd coldest on earth
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Mount Washington summit tied for 2nd coldest on earth

The New Hampshire mountain, which every year hosts runners for an all-uphill race that follows the auto road, recorded a temperature of -37.7 C. With the windchill, temperatures felt like -70 C. Brutally cold c...More..

What's Going Around: Flu season in Kentucky
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

What's Going Around: Flu season in Kentucky

But most people in California and the rest of the country are catching a particularly risky strain of influenza that the vaccine typically doesn't work well against. Amato says flu cases peaked in March a year ...More..

Woman Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Eating Raw Oysters
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Woman Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Eating Raw Oysters

Bowers said the first signs of LeBlanc's illness suggested an allergic reaction. As well as being found in warm sea waters, these organisms and are often present in raw oysters, shellfish, and other seafood ...More..

Santa Barbara County announces local emergency
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Santa Barbara County announces local emergency

If the situation worsens or you feel threatened , leave immediately or take protective actions . In Montecito, where the Thomas Fire got dangerously close, residents spent Sunday filling sandbags ahead of...More..

Consumer Reports Issues Warning Against Eating Romaine Lettuce
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Consumer Reports Issues Warning Against Eating Romaine Lettuce

Five people have been hospitalized in the USA due to the infection and 2 of these patients have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome; 1 patient has died. Leafy greens, including romaine lettuce, were the cause o...More..

by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Windows Meltdown-Spectre patches: If you haven't got them, blame your antivirus

Google said it informed the affected companies about the " Spectre " flaw on June 1, 2017 and reported the " Meltdown " flaw after the first flaw but before July 28, 2017. Microsoft has warned that its fix ...More..

Urgent appeal for blood donors in Corby
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Urgent appeal for blood donors in Corby

The Red Cross provides about 40 percent of the nation's blood supply, and now Red Cross blood products are being distributed to hospitals as fast as donations come in. High school students and other donors 18 y...More..

President Trump seeks to expand underwater drilling in California waters
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

President Trump seeks to expand underwater drilling in California waters

Chamber of Commerce's Global Energy Institute. Exactly where those oil leases are would be determined later in the planning process. California has not issued a new offshore oil and gas lease since the 1969...More..

Former housing minister named Conservative Party chairman
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Former housing minister named Conservative Party chairman

Update: Northern Ireland secretary James Brokenshire has just resigned, citing ill-health, opening up another role for May to fill. Media sources suggest that all the most senior ministers are expected to rem...More..

HP laptops being recalled due to battery overheating issues
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

HP laptops being recalled due to battery overheating issues

Affected laptops include the HP Probook 64x (G2 and G3 series), HP ProBook 65x (G2 and G3 series), HP Envy M6, HP x360 310 G2, HP Pavilion x360, HP 11 notebook computers as well as HP ZBook (17 G3, 17 G4, and S...More..

World watching you, U.S. tells Iran
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

World watching you, U.S. tells Iran

Russian Federation and France had similarly argued that it was too soon to discuss the issue at the United Nations in NY. "It is a discredit to the Security Council to take up a matter that is of pure domes...More..

School delays and closings for January 8th
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

School delays and closings for January 8th

Both Horry and Georgetown county schools closed their doors last week due to Winter Storm Grayson that brought snow and ice to the Grand Strand. Johnston County Schools will be closed for students with an o...More..

Portland doctors see more flu cases than usual
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Portland doctors see more flu cases than usual

Most of the others who have died from the flu were older than 70 and had underlying health conditions, health officials said. And among the 54 jurisdictions in the flu surveillance system (every state plus the ...More..

UK Prime Minister Theresa May expected to reshuffle Cabinet
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

UK Prime Minister Theresa May expected to reshuffle Cabinet

Labour has started the new year attacking her government's handling of the crisis-hit health service and railways. It is thought her most senior ministers - including Chancellor Philip Hammond , Foreign Secr...More..

Arun Jaitley getting ready for Union Budget 2018, Drop-off in GDP
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Arun Jaitley getting ready for Union Budget 2018, Drop-off in GDP

Economic growth is expected to slow down to a four-year low of 6.5 per cent in 2017-18, the lowest under the Modi-led government, mainly due to poor performance of agriculture and manufacturing sectors. While G...More..

by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Avoid eating romaine lettuce after E. Coli outbreak in US, Canada

Three occurred in California, two in CT, and one each in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont, and Washington. Boston Pizza has also discontinued...More..

by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Iowa flu death toll now at 6 since October

Susan Turner said in a Friday news release. One death each was reported in the 5-24 and 25-49 age groups. Those numbers are much higher than the same intensive care unit admissions and outbreak statistics fro...More..

Knox County Health Department offers free flu vaccinations
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Knox County Health Department offers free flu vaccinations

More than 2,100 people have been hospitalized for flu statewide, according to state health officials. He said: 'We know from the PHE publications that previous year, the effectiveness of the conventional inf...More..

Reports point to romaine lettuce as cause of e. coli outbreak
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Reports point to romaine lettuce as cause of e. coli outbreak

Perhaps because of the alarming nature of the story, readers asked whether it was true that health officials have issued a warning against eating romaine lettuce. "Besides, most E. coli are harmless and actuall...More..

Very dense fog engulfs Delhi, Northwest and East India
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Very dense fog engulfs Delhi, Northwest and East India

Every year the airlines are asked to reschedule their flights , but for the first time this year, the DIAL has asked the domestic airlines to cancel all of their flights for these nine days. How can we sudde...More..

Tocqueville Asset Management LP Reduces Holdings in US Bancorp (USB)
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Tocqueville Asset Management LP Reduces Holdings in US Bancorp (USB)

The stock increased 0.54% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $39.39. Tompkins Corporation reported 10,095 shares. On Thursday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "H...More..

Alex Trebek Reveals He Underwent Brain Surgery
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Alex Trebek Reveals He Underwent Brain Surgery

He explained his condition to the fans before promising them he'll be back to host the show as soon as possible. Deadline reported that Trebek was admitted in mid-December for the "successful" surgical proced...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

United States east coast set to shiver on amid sub-zero temperatures

The National Weather Service predicts that the storm could undergo " bombogenesis " - a fancy term that means the storm rapidly intensifying over a 24-hour period, according to the National Oceanic and Atmosp...More..

Consumption Of Alcohol Linked To Cancer, Study Shows
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Consumption Of Alcohol Linked To Cancer, Study Shows

It turns out it can permanently damage the DNA of stem cells, making the body more vulnerable to the disease and more likely for it to developing tumors. So, when they drink, acetaldehyde builds up which causes...More..

Luton players say Newcastle match will be just like playing at home
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Luton players say Newcastle match will be just like playing at home

Newcastle, who face League Two leaders Luton at St James' Park on Saturday in the FA Cup third round, have been up for sale since October but Benitez also confirmed he has no news on how takeover talks, with Mi...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Iran at United Nations accuses USA of 'grotesque' meddling

The protests began on December 28, sparked by Iran's flagging economy and a rise in food prices, before morphing over the following days into calls for the downfall of Iran's theocratic government. Abdulrahma...More..

How cold is it? Snow is falling in Florida
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

How cold is it? Snow is falling in Florida

In fact, snow began falling in Tallahassee early Wednesday - a rare occurrence in the north Florida city. Todd Piro reports from Islip, New York. The snow is expected to be heavy Thursday in New England a...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Prudential Financial Inc. Boosts Stake in Eli Lilly and Co (LLY)

It has underperformed by 12.01% the S&P500. Eli Lilly & Company now has $90.26 billion valuation. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 43,580 shares in the company, valued at $3,646,338.60. LL...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Analysts See $1.15 EPS for Seagate Technology plc (STX)

Valueact Holdings Lp who had been investing in Seagate Technology Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.37B market cap company. Matarin Capital Management Llc bought 32,440 shares as the ...More..