An Ancient Creature Who Could See in The Dark Lies Hidden in The Eyes of Whales

An Ancient Creature Who Could See in The Dark Lies Hidden in The Eyes of Whales

The first mammals to return to the sea, more than 35 million years ago, had eyes for the deep. According to new research, the visual systems of modern whales, dolphins, and porpoises – collectively known as cetaceans – all derive from a common ancestor with powerful underwater vision. Both whales and hippos are thought to … Read more

I was forced to choose between my baby or his mom’s life

I was forced to choose between my baby or his mom's life

A father has recalled the impossible choice he was asked to make: to choose between his wife and premature baby. Michael Gerry Fotheringham McConnell, 33, of Scotland, was forced into an unimaginable position last year when his fiancée Stephanie Brown, 29, started leaking amniotic fluid at 18 weeks pregnant and was rushed into emergency surgery. … Read more

Scientists Analyzed Penguin DNA And Found Something Quite Remarkable

Scientists Analyzed Penguin DNA And Found Something Quite Remarkable

Penguins are no strangers to climate change. Their life history has been shaped by rising and falling temperatures, and their bodies are highly specialized for some of Earth’s most extreme conditions. And yet, scientists are concerned with the evolutionary path of the penguin may be grinding to a halt, thanks to what appears to be … Read more

Rockets falling from sky might kill you, astronomers warn

Rockets falling from sky might kill you, astronomers warn

Look alive out there. Add rockets to the list of reasons to look both ways before crossing the street — or doing just about anything outdoors and under the cover of an untenable structure. The billionaire space race, commercial spaceflight and the use of satellite technology are upping the odds of being crushed by a … Read more

Woman has ‘zombie’ flesh-eating disease after fleeing skunk

Woman has 'zombie' flesh-eating disease after fleeing skunk

This woman had a run-in with Pepe Le Putrid. A North Carolina mom’s leg suffers from “zombie”-esque flesh wounds due to a freak infection she contracted while fleeing an angry skunk. “It looks like a zombie has bitten me,” Sharon Evans, 39, told SWNS of the flesh-eating affliction. “It looks like something ate my skin … Read more

Exercise Can Cut All Sorts of Health Risks for Seniors. Here’s How to Get Going.

Exercise Can Cut All Sorts of Health Risks for Seniors.  Here's How to Get Going.

Imagine a medicine that reduced the death rate of breast cancer and risk of recurrent breast cancer by 50%, lowered the risks of colon cancer and type 2 diabetes by two-thirds, and those of heart disease, hypertension and Alzheimer’s disease by 40%. On top of that it can be as effective as antidepressants or cognitive … Read more

Nutrition experts reveal the worst foods and drinks for brain health

Nutrition experts reveal the worst foods and drinks for brain health

There are many reasons to want to eat well, but among them, one priority may be to promote your brain health. From reducing your risk of dementia to supporting mental health, experts say there are good reasons to limit these foods and drinks if you aren’t doing so already. Check out these details — and … Read more