News in Brief
Catherine Schurz , World and Nation Editor
September 14, 2012
Filed under World & Nation
Well-preserved frozen woolly mammoth parts have been uncovered in Siberia and scientists are now considering a plan to begin cloning the ancient beast.
School teachers in Chicago have been standing outside the Board of Education building in protest for days. Being the third-largest school system in the U.S., this strike is currently preventing 350,000 students from attending school.
In recent months, multiple cases of anthrax poisoning have surfaced, and the number of instances is rising. Patients admitted to hospitals in France, Germany, the UK and Denmark have all concluded that their infection occurred after injecting heroin. The spread of the poison is believed to be directly related to illicit drug’s use across Europe.
Within the city limits, three factories have caught fire, killing nearly 500 workers in just two weeks. Safety measures and working conditions for factory workers are now being challenged.