In 2011, two people in Louisiana died after using tap water for nasal irrigation
Amoeba known as Naegleria fowleri can infect brain and enters through nasal passage
Once infected, organism is 99% fatal
There could be a deadly killer in your home – the kitchen tap.
Last year in Louisiana, two people died from a single-celled organism that thrives in warm, freshwater after using tap water for flushing their sinuses.
The amoeba, known as Naegleria fowleri, [...]
Two new owl species have been identified in the Philippines, and researchers say the birds’ songs led them to the discovery.
“More than 15 years ago, we realized that new subspecies of Ninox hawk-owls existed in the Philippines,” zoologist Pam Rasmussen, of Michigan State University (MSU), said in a statement. “But it wasn’t until last year that we obtained enough recordings that we could confirm that they were not just subspecies, [...]
TOLEDO, Ohio — There are 100 days left in what, at times, has seemed like an endless presidential election. And these are the bewildered sounds of the Undecided American, trying to decide.
“I know Obama says he has put people back to work, and I don’t dispute that,” Pam Nickel said at an outdoor shopping mall in Perrysburg, Ohio, on Tuesday. Underemployment is a big issue for her, though. “I don’t [...]
A Virginia man says his Osama bin Laden-inspired license plates are being taken away by the Department of Motor Vehicles for being offensive. But he says the DMV’s new plates are even worse.
Rick Sanders has had his “F.OSAMA” license plates for seven years. He received a letter this week from the DMV saying the plates would be replaced because they are “profane, obscene or vulgar in nature.”
“Right after the attacks [...]