This is not an actual photo of Donna.Oh, you poor pachyderm! The St. Louis Zoo's 40-year-old Asian elephant, Donna, is being treated for tuberculosis. Dr. Randy Junge, director of animal health at the zoo, told the Post-Dispatch that the staff is hopeful Donna will make a full recovery. She's bei ... More >>
More trouble for international aid groups delivering food to cyclone-ravaged Myanmar. (AP) The U.S. debates delivering food aid to North Korea, which is on the verge of another devastating famine. (AFP) Can music influence how you taste wine? (The Times) The great French chef Paul Haeberlin has d ... More >>
New week. Same old stories. A wrap-up of last week's developments in the Whole Foods-Wild Oats saga: The FTC appeals judge's ruling; judge denies stay of the merger. (Houston Chronicle) www.chemistryland.com The FDA decides not to close seven food-safety labs in light of all the recent p ... More >>
Leaders of a now-defunct international aid charity face charges of funneling money to Iraq.