Nanoparticles in our food --Added without public knowledge Our food supply is not nearly as safe as we are led to believe, although it is much better than it was before we had the Food and Drug Administration. However, there are some disturbing gaps in food safety that the majority of us know little about. Nanoparticles have become incredibly important in the medical field, from the use of nanoparticles to deliver drugs to specific areas
Number Of Illnesses in Chipotle E. coli outbreak rises to 41 As the number of illnesses continues to grow, Oregon and Washington state health officials, along with the CDC and FDA continue their investigation into the source of the E. coli outbreak that has now sickened 41 people. On October 31, Digital Journal reported Chipotle Mexican Grill had closed 43 restaurants in Oregon and Washington state after 22 people became sick after eating
Robotic worm for head surgery can cut around corners Removing tumors from within the inner ear is a very delicate matter that typically requires surgeons to remove the entire mastoid bone. However, in the future, all doctors will need to do is cut a tunnel of 5 mm in diameter through the bone using a miniature robot named NiLiBoRo. The system is capable of adjusting its path while drilling through bone to steer around sensitive tissue such as blood vessels and nerves
Taking public transportation instead of driving linked with better health Commuting by public transportation is linked to a lower risk of having high blood pressure, diabetes, and overweight than commuting by car or bike.