Officials reopened a Maui beach Thursday, a day after a shark bit off the right arm of a German visitor about 50 yards offshore. The woman, who was about 20 years old, was snorkeling at Palauea Beach when the attack occurred.
AP (Jan. 27, 2015) A Texas woman who lost more than five pounds of flesh to a shark in the Bahamas earlier this month could be released from a Florida hospital soon. Experts believe she was bitten by a bull shark while ... watch video
AP (Feb. 9, 2015) A Japanese man was killed on Monday after a shark tore off his legs while he was surfing off Australia's east coast, not far from the area where another surfer was mauled by a shark a day earlier. ... watch video
AP (Jan. 28, 2014) James Grant, a 24-year-old doctor from New Zealand, not only survived a shark attack, but he also stitched up his own wounds and then went to a local tavern for a beer. (Jan. ... watch video
Reuters (Feb. 11, 2013) An Icelandic man is preparing to travel to France for a unique double arm transplant. Gudmundur Felix Gretarsson lost both his arms in a tragic workplace accident 15 years ago, but his doctors ... watch video
Howdini (Apr. 18, 2013) Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Tim Collins shows you how to throw a changeup. Learn the different types of changeup grips such as the "Palm Ball" and the "Circle Change," plus proper arm motion ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (May 12, 2014) 'Star Wars' robotic arm, developed in part by the Pentagon for its amputee veterans, earns FDA approval. Mana Rabiee reports.
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May 27, 2015 Researchers have explored how 3D printing can be used to help treat type 1 diabetes. The 3D printing technique, known as bioplotting, has taken researchers one step closer to being able to help ... read more
May 29, 2015 Simple measures of kidney function and damage may be just as good at predicting who is at risk for heart failure and death from heart attack and stroke as traditional tests of cholesterol levels and ... read more
May 29, 2015 There are 10,000 components that can be used to make cosmetics. These components have to be monitored to guarantee consumer safety. Scientists have now developed three 'green' analytical methods to ... read more
May 28, 2015 It's a new weapon in the arsenal of cancer fighting treatments: utilizing genetically modified viruses to invade cancer cells and destroy them from the inside. Now scientists have found that stage ... read more
May 28, 2015 HIV has a powerful sweet tooth. After the virus invades an immune cell, it craves sugar and nutrients from the cell to replicate and grow. Scientists discovered the switch that flips on the cell's ... read more
Aug. 4, 2014 A new analysis on failed shark attacks on the approximately 120 Atlantic spotted dolphins that are residents of the waters near Bimini, The Bahamas, has found that a total of 14 dolphins (15 percent ... read more
Aug. 4, 2014 A simple and humane technique may be an effective strategy to reduce human encounters with sharks without harming populations of threatened shark species. Instead of using advanced (and relatively ... read more
Mar. 9, 2012 Ecotourism activities that use food to attract and concentrate wildlife for viewing have become a controversial topic in ecological studies. This debate is best exemplified by the shark dive tourism ... read more