Many people are taking glucosamine for their osteoarthritis. But do they really need to stop in light of new safety warnings?
The nuclear power plant in Pickering, Ont., was the subject of a false alarm.
A nuclear alarm was issued on Jan. 12, 2020. The alarm had been mistakenly sent during a training exercise and was retracted, but the impact will erode trust in public safety efforts.
What’s your safest option for a ride home?
Uber's first safety report revealed 107 deaths and nearly 6,000 sexual assaults over two years. But the rideshare service may still be safer than the alternatives.
No drug is 100% safe.
A person's drug experience can be influenced by many different things, such as heat, access to water and dosage.
Matthew Hedges with his wife Daniela Tejada.
As I found, academics engaging in fieldwork research are in a particularly vulnerable position.
Children with ASD are particularly prone to poisoning, suffocation and wandering that can lead to death by drowning or vehicular accident.
This simple strategy could help your child safely negotiate dangerous situations such as getting lost in a public place or discovering a firearm.
Hip implants and other medical devices are not always designed with women in mind.
How an implant is designed, tested, regulated and discussed with patients tends to disadvantage women. It's time that changed.
Electricity happens when electrons move from one atom to another.
Parents want their children to be kind to animals, but a hug looks very different to a frightened dog.
Just another American abroad.
AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko
If headlines about bombings and airplane crashes are making you rethink your international travel plans this summer, a look at how many Americans actually die abroad should set your mind at ease.
A lot of chemical reactions happen in the very short time it takes to light a match.
I have been interested in the science of fire and fireworks for a long time, and can tell you there is a lot happening in the very short time it takes to light a match.
From Alexa and Siri to intelligent speed assistance, there's a lot of technology competing for our attention while driving,
Automation can often get ahead of safety regulators’ efforts.
Government regulators and industry experts often overlook the complexities and risks of human-technology interactions and increasingly rely on companies' voluntary oversight and self-assessments.
Backpacking has become an important of the travel market.
Backpacking is growing and West African countries such as Ghana need to actively attract them.
Cars that keep your speed within the limit may seem like a good idea, but the prospect of introducing the technology raises some tricky questions.
After the recent crash involving the Boeing 737, Air Canada has grounded the planes until July 1, 2019.
A human-centred approach to machine design can help make machines safer and more efficient.
A Boeing 737 taxies at Manchester Airport in the United Kingdom.
The 737 Max is the best-selling airliner ever. But two have crashed in five months, killing 346, damaging Boeing's future and raising questions about the increasing sophistication of cockpit technology.
Sodium hydroxide among a series of chemistry bottles in a typical school science lab.
The spill at Sydney's Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation facility was of a household cleaning chemical that can be dangerous if it makes contact with the skin.
The 2010 “Love Parade” festival in Germany.
When you find yourself trapped in an immense crowd, what are the right reflexes to adopt to survive?
Cycling advocates set up ‘ghost bikes,’ like this one in Brooklyn, in memory of bikers killed in traffic.
US cities were designed and engineered around cars. Now some are working to increase walking and biking, but the shift isn't easy.