- Making News: After Four Quakes in Four Days, What Comes Next?
This morning-s newspapers reported that Californians were nervous after three significant earthquakes in less than a week. Last night, after the papers had gone to press, there was a fourth. Susan Hough, a seismologist with the US Geological Survey, has details.
- Reporter's Notebook: FDA Panel Approves Drug Aimed at Blacks
If the FDA gives final approval, NitroMed will start marketing BiDil to 750,000 African Americans who suffer from heart failure. Evidence shows that blacks are especially prone to heart failure, get it younger and are more likely to die because they don-t respond as well as others to existing treatments. Is it being commercially exploited? We hear from a member of the FDA advisory panel and a dissenter from the National Human Genome Research Institute.
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