University of Southern California spit test predicts cavities

Monday, February 21, 2005 Los Angeles, California —A simple saliva test can predict whether children will get cavities, how many cavities they will get and which teeth are most vulnerable. Developed by researchers at the University of Southern California in…

Wikinews interviews meteorological experts on Cyclone Phalin

Monday, October 14, 2013 Half-a-million people have fled their homes in and around the Indian state of Orissa after Cyclone Phailin made landfall. Wikinews interviewed specialists in meteorology about the devastation the cyclone has caused.

Obama responds to criticism over medical marijuana raids

Thursday, May 3, 2012 In a Rolling Stone magazine interview on Wednesday, United States President Barack Obama responded to recent backlash over his alleged policy shift on medical marijuana. In January 2004, then-Illinois Senator Obama said, “The war on drugs…

Recalled pet food found to contain rat poison

Friday, March 23, 2007 In a press release earlier today, New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker, along with Dean of Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine Donald F. Smith, confirmed that scientists at the New York State Food Laboratory…