Buick’s on again, off again relationship with the Opel brand is currently very much on, as two Opels badged as Regals tempt buyers, and one Opel badged as Cascada tempts rental companies. But these recent exercises in marketing are somewhat tame in comparison to the experiment General Motors conducted in the 1980s with a little company […]
Waves of the mysterious condition that causes muscle weakness seems to appear every other year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health officials warn that a rare polio-like disease affecting children continues to spread, growing to a suspected 127 cases in 22 states
WSB-TV Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a polio-like illness affecting mostly young children, is spreading across the US. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday the number of confirmed and suspected cases has spiked in the last month, with now up to 127 cases in 22 states. AFM affects the nervous system, causing paralysis that […]
Lizzie Pook October 15, 2018 Share this article Ethiopia’s wolves are one of the most endangered animals on the planet—even rarer than China’s giant panda. Travel writer Lizzie Pook crosses the remote Bale Mountains in hope of a glimpse. “I had a wolf named after me once,” says my guide Ayuba as we clomp towards […]
The drug industry is turning more attention to rare conditions, but therapies can carry exceptional costs — which can lead to excruciating conditions.
Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaks during an FCC oversight hearing held by the Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday, August 16, 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) US Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) yesterday blasted the Federal Communications Commission, saying it has failed to prevent budget cuts in funding for rural broadband. “It has been […]
The Rare Ride seen here represented an important turning point in the history of all things automotive. A single vehicle which changed rallying and simultaneously made four-wheel drive a more realistic prospect for passenger cars. Presenting the Audi Quattro. Audi’s idea to add four-wheel drive to a production car came about in 1977, when one […]
A woman won the Nobel Prize in Physics for the first time in 55 years. The announcement came just a day after a physicist was suspended by CERN for controversial remarks about women. The two events highlight the sexism that endures in physics, but also some positive changes underway.
Mike Woods, the second Canadian to win a Spanish Vuelta stage earlier this month, became the country's first cyclist to reach the podium at the road race world championships in 34 years with a third-place finish on Sunday in Innsbruck, Austria. In 1984, Canada's Steve Bauer won a bronze medal at the road world championship […]
British officials say a health worker involved in treating a patient with monkeypox has been infected with the rare disease, suggesting possible lapses in the hospital’s infection control procedures.