Stefanie Dodt and Jan Lukas Strozyk, ARD German TV, and Dara Lind / ProPublicaOct 6, 2019
Companies offer high payments and bring-a-friend bonuses to Mexicans who cross the border on temporary visas to donate blood plasma. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 3, 2011
Here's a reason to postpone travel plans to Germany: A new kind of E. coli bacterium has been discovered and has already killed 18 people and infected more than 1,500, according to the BBC. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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Staff / TruthdigMar 17, 2010
An estimated 50,000 red-shirted protesters donated their own blood to be poured onto government and ruling party headquarters in Bangkok on Tuesday. The supporters of deposed Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra demanded new elections. Their numbers crested at an estimated 100,000 but appear to be dwindling. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 23, 2009
In a bid to create a vast reserve of universally acceptable O-negative blood, a team of Scottish scientists is heading up a research project that aims to produce synthetic blood from embryonic stem cells. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 5, 2009
Haaretz's Gideon Levy recalls the mathematician whose dutiful students drew up plans for a "blood pipeline" without questioning why it should be built. With Gaza, he warns, Israel faces such a test and "when the time comes for reckoning, we will need to remember the damage this war did to Israel." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 25, 2007
Here's footage from Wednesday's dramatic confrontation on Capitol Hill between a Code Pink anti-war activist with faux blood on her hands and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, whose hands are stained, according to the protester, with the "blood of millions of Iraqis." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 24, 2006
Alcoholic drinks made with artificial sweeteners lead to a higher rate of alcohol absorption than drinks made with sugar-based mixers.
Finally, some news you can use. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )