AP (Oct. 3, 2013) A female white lion cub born at Belgrade Zoo in Serbia was shown to the media on Thursday. The cub, yet to be named, was born last Thursday and weighs 2.8 pounds. The mother, lioness Masha, came to ... watch video
AP (Jan. 16, 2014) Tiny polar bear twin cubs born in Munich, Germany are making good progress in early stages of development. The cubs were born at the Hellabrunn Zoo on December 9th. (Jan. ... watch video
Reuters (Apr. 23, 2013) US scientists have created an artificial ear using 3D printing technology and living cells. The ear looks and behaves like a real ear and offers hope to children born with ear ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Sep. 30, 2013) 80% of meals in Laos consist of rice, which is rich in calories but poor in nutrients. This one-sided diet creates a lack of vitamins and minerals essential for healthy development.
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Xinhua News Agency (Feb. 12, 2013) On December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot twenty children and six adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the village of Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut.
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May 21, 2015 A huge wildebeest herd migrates across the open, parched plains. Dust swirls up from the many hooves pounding the ground, and forms a haze over the landscape. The setting sun ... read more
May 22, 2015 Parasitic worms can pose a serious threat to the Dungeness crab, a commercially important fishery species found along the west coast of North America. The worms are thought to have caused or ... read more
May 21, 2015 Bacteria that live in the guts of cicadas have split into many separate but interdependent species in a strange evolutionary phenomenon that leaves them reliant on a bloated ... read more
Oct. 22, 2012 High schools with athletic trainers have lower overall injury rates, according to a new study. In addition, athletes at schools with athletic trainers are more likely to be diagnosed with a ... read more
May 8, 2011 Celiac disease is more common among Massachusetts children born in the spring or summer, and this higher incidence could be related to the intersection of key seasonal and environmental factors, ... read more
Oct. 25, 2010 Researchers have pooled data from five epidemiological studies to investigate the prevalence of asthma in children in two Boston neighborhoods. Among children born in the United States, low ... read more