New molecule to improve pharmaceuticals draws inspiration from nature's toolbox
In the race to create more potent and stable medicines, scientists know that adding fluorine can improve drug molecules. However, there is only one fluorination reaction known...
8 days ago - Science Daily
Rep. Betty McCollum calls on refinery to stop using highly toxic chemical
McCollum said the use of hydrogen fluoride in a major population center is "unacceptable."
12 days ago - Star Tribune
Superior refinery fire exposes toxic risk of hydrogen fluoride to metro area
Release of hydrogen fluoride in metro could imperil 1.7 million people.
17 days ago - Star Tribune
Husky Refinery Was Shutting Down For Maintenance Before Explosion
MINNEAPOLIS - Investigators with the U.S. Chemical Safety Board say the Husky Refinery in Superior, Wis. was preparing for a five-week shutdown before an explosion last week...
19 days ago - CBS
Mayors ask refinery to end use of dangerous chemical
SUPERIOR, Wis. - The mayors of the Lake Superior twin port cities near last week's oil refinery explosion and fire are calling on its owners to stop using a dangerous chemical...
20 days ago - The Seattle Times - 2 articles
Fluoride varnish in the primary dentition can prevent caries
Regular use of fluoride varnish can prevent caries in primary teeth. Advantages or disadvantages regarding further patient-relevant outcomes remain unclear due to a lack of data.
25 days ago - Science Daily
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Wildlife photographer catches bald eagle swiping rabbit from baby fox
Wildlife photographer and Lynnwood, Washington, resident Kevin Ebi headed for the San Juan Island National Historic Park Saturday just for the red foxes.
Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs
The bill would help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments.
Parents go to court in attempt to kick 30-year-old son out of their home
A 30-year-old man's parents are taking legal action against him after he refused to move out of their house, according to legal documents
One of Michael Cohen's business partners - known as 'the Taxi King' - just...
One of Michael Cohen's business partners is now cooperating with the government, The New York Times reported. That could increase the likelihood of Cohen's cooperation, The...
AP Interview: Phelps says mental health is new passion
Michael Phelps was hanging at the pool on Tuesday. No, he's not planning another comeback. He's got a bigger goal to tackle. Mental health. Most Read StoriesTwo attacked by...
NFL owners approve sale of Carolina Panthers
NFL owners on Tuesday approved Pittsburgh Steelers minority owner David Tepper to purchase the Carolina Panthers.
Police are responding to reports of an active shooter in Panama City, Florida
Authorities responded Tuesday to reports of an active shooter in Panama City, Florida. It's unclear whether anyone is injured. Authorities were responding Tuesday to reports of...
Jets trade QB Hackenberg to Raiders for 7th-round pick
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - The New York Jets have traded quarterback Christian Hackenberg to the Oakland Raiders for a conditional seventh-round draft pick.
Trump says June 12 date may not work for historic meeting with North Korea
The remarks came as the president is hosting South Korea's president in Washington.
How the NFL is cracking down on helmet hits with new rule
ATLANTA - The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmets is subject to ejection after an in-game video review that...