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‘California Thursdays’ source school lunches locally

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In Oakland, California, school officials are revamping the school lunch menu to bring in food from local farms. Continue reading

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Can dogs smell cancer?

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Researchers are studying how dogs’ sense of smell might help scientists develop a tool to detect cancer in humans. Continue reading

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New NFL rules aim to make football safer

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The NFL kicked off its new season last night with new safety measures that may lessen the chance of injury for players. Continue reading

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Liberia Battles Spreading Ebola Epidemic

Ebola vaccine begins human trials

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Researchers plan to start testing an Ebola vaccine on humans in the wake of the disease’s worst outbreak ever. Continue reading

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#IceBucketChallenge raises $62 million for ALS research

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A social media craze has raised $62.5 million in just a few weeks for medical research on the disease ALS, which has no cure and few treatments. Continue reading

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