Human

  • Bird flu strain infects human for first time

    11/14/13 8:17 AM

    A strain of bird flu scientists thought could not infect people has shown up in a Taiwanese woman. The 20-year-old woman was hospitalized in May with a lung infection. After being treated with Tamiflu and antibiotics, she was released.

  • 7-Eleven stores raided for human smuggling

    6/17/13 12:53 PM Comment

    Federal authorities say they've raided 7-Eleven stores in New York and Virginia as part of an investigation into human smuggling, identity theft and money laundering.

  • Search for human remains at 9/11 plane debris site

    4/30/13 8:51 AM Comment

    Workers for the New York City medical examiner's office will begin sifting soil for possible human remains at a site near the World Trade Center where a part believed to be from a plane hijacked by terrorists on 9/11 was found.

  • U.Md. students to test fly human-powered helicopter

    5/11/11 12:36 PM Comment

    More than 50 University of Maryland students are attempting to test fly a human-powered helicopter and could capture a world record.