Fukushima plant springs new leak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (OILPRICE) — The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced that 100 metric tons of highly contaminated water leaked from the site of its crippled nuclear power plant at more…

Exercise data reveal couch-potato nation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — Americans are stuck in chairs and on the couch, spending eight hours a day with their metabolic engines barely idling, according to data from sensors that more…

1 dead, babies ill from listeria linked to cheese

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) One person has died and three newborns have become ill in an outbreak of listeria linked to Hispanic-style cheese. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more…

EPA proposes stronger pesticide rules

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The Environmental Protection Agency proposed new rules on Thursday to protect farm workers, including mandatory training in languages such as Spanish and buffer zones to keep more…