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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July 29, 2015 Scientists evaluated plant growth responses of 10 vegetables to simulated seawater flooding. The plants were flooded with SSW or tap water for 24 hours and grown subsequently ... read more
July 29, 2015 A group of researchers has reached deep into the human gut, plucked out a couple enzymes produced by bacteria residing there and determined their biological activities and molecular structures -- ... read more
July 29, 2015 The race to meet carbon-neutral biofuel targets could put human health and food crop production at risk unless it is carefully planned, according to new research. The researchers found that it would ... read more
July 28, 2015 Whether you're a human, a mouse, or even a fruitfly, losing sleep is a bad thing, leading to physiological effects and behavioral changes. Researchers used fruitflies to probe deeper into the ... 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