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'Nude' Sea-Creature Belonging To Mysterious Group Identified From Ancient Fossils

'Nude' Sea-Creature Belonging To Mysterious Group Identified From Ancient Fossils

An international team of scientists found remains of a “nude” sea-creature, an unusual animal that lived on Earth more than half a billion years ago. The creature, which has now been named Allonnia nuda, was identified from fossils discovered in the Chengjiang deposits of China’s Yunnan province. The remains were hiding in plain sight, which […]

Rabid bobcat attack was 2nd in northeast Georgia

Rabid bobcat attack was 2nd in northeast Georgia

An attack by a rabid bobcat on a Hart County woman on June 7 was the second such attack by a bobcat in a month’s time in northeast Georgia. The first attack occurred May 14 in the city of Lavonia, where a man was bitten on the leg by a rabid bobcat, according to Lavonia […]

International Space Station Mission to Launch in October

International Space Station Mission to Launch in October

Photo: Yi-Chin Lee, Houston Chronicle NASA astronaut Nick Hague answers questions from the University of Houston ROTC cadets during a press conference at Johnson Space Center on Monday, June 18, 2018, in Houston. Hague, the first astronaut from the class of 2013, and crewmate, Alexey Ovchinin, of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, also answered questions […]

After An Overdose, Patients Aren't Getting Treatments That Could Prevent The Next One

After An Overdose, Patients Aren't Getting Treatments That Could Prevent The Next One

Yvette and Scott, both recovering heroin users, now take methadone daily from a clinic in the Southend of Boston. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption toggle caption Jesse Costa/WBUR Yvette and Scott, both recovering heroin users, now take methadone daily from a clinic in the Southend of Boston. Jesse Costa/WBUR More than 115 Americans are dying every […]

Mars is coming closer to Earth than it's been in 15 years and you really don't want to miss it

Mars is coming closer to Earth than it's been in 15 years and you really don't want to miss it

Mars will appear as if it’s the brightest star in the sky throughout July (Picture: Nasa) Mars is set for its closest encounter with Earth since 2003 next month when it reaches ‘opposition’ with the Sun. The Red Planet will appear large and bright in the sky in the days around July 27, meaning it […]

Cat tests positive for rabies after biting Colorado person

Cat tests positive for rabies after biting Colorado person

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A cat has tested positive for rabies after biting a person in Colorado. The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment says the person is undergoing treatment to prevent getting rabies. The victim’s identity hasn’t been released. The Greeley Tribune reports the cat has been euthanized. Health department spokeswoman Kelly […]

Twin Capes Ferry Sinks, Becomes Part Of Delaware Artificial Reef

Twin Capes Ferry Sinks, Becomes Part Of Delaware Artificial Reef

The ship was christened in 1975 and was a longtime part of Delaware Bay’s Cape May-Lewes Ferry fleet. Forty-three years after it was christened on the Delaware Bay, the 2,100-ton, 320-foot-long Twin Capes ferry was sunk on Friday just before noon, allowing it to become part of Delaware’s artificial reef system as its “crowning jewel.” […]

Sleep quantity, quality linked to heart health in adolescents: Study

Sleep quantity, quality linked to heart health in adolescents: Study

By: IANS | Washington | Published: June 17, 2018 4:36:25 pm   Both quantity and quality of sleep affect cardiovascular health. (Source: File Photo) Both quantity and quality of sleep in adolescents had significant effects on aspects of cardiovascular health such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and abdominal fat deposition, according to a study published […]

Land-based portion of massive East Antarctic ice sheet retreated little during past eight million years

Large parts of the massive East Antarctic Ice Sheet did not retreat significantly during a time when atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations were similar to today’s levels, according to a team of researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The finding could have significant implications for global sea level rise. The East Antarctic Ice Sheet […]

Recall alert: foods to avoid for Father's Day brunch

Recall alert: foods to avoid for Father's Day brunch

From breakfast cereal to vegetables, US health officials are warning people to avoid certain foods after this month’s outbreak of unrelated intestinal infections, including salmonella. Here are the foods to avoid at this time: Kellogg’s cereal Federal health officials want you to toss out all boxes of Kellogg’s Honey Smacks after a salmonella outbreak sickened […]

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