The FDA Has a Flickr Gallery of Recalled Products That Could Kill You

If you've ever found yourself staring at a dubious bottle of tablets from the back of a bathroom cabinet or suspicious-looking pudding from the local store, help may be at hand. The FDA runs a wonderfully useful Flickr gallery to which it posts pictures of recalled products that might just kill you. » 6/03/14 5:30am 6/03/14 5:30am

This Solar Sanitizer Will Bring Safer Surgery to the Developing World

Modern medical techniques, specifically stringent sterilization practices, have led to a dramatic drop in the number of post-op infections—assuming the facility has the necessary electricity and equipment to do so. However, in the remote regions of developing countries like India, neither of those is guaranteed. But… » 7/26/13 1:40pm 7/26/13 1:40pm