Conjoined Porpoise Twins Found in North Sea

The phenomenon of conjoined twins is well-known among humans and other animals. There are often news reports of life-saving surgeries undertaken to separate and save conjoined children. And oddity museums like Ripley’s usually contain pictures or models of conjoined animals like two-headed calves. A recent discovered instance of this condition is even more rare and…

French Fries Can Kill You

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition just released some really depressing news. According to a recent study, French fries can be deadly. In fact, they are so bad for you that they can double your risk of an early death if you eat them as often as two times per week. And it’s not just…

The Frozen Continent is Becoming Greener

Antarctica has always been associated with ice and snow. It is seen as a place where nothing really grows and where no humans can sustain a civilization. All of that might change in the near future due to climate change. While it’s not becoming a farmer’s paradise, Antarctica has started becoming green in recent years.…

Money Can Make You Really Sick

Though the world is becoming increasingly cashless, actual paper money is still widely used in most countries. Everyone knows that paper money can be dirty. How could it fail to be when so many people handle it? But a recent study published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology shows just how dirty it really is.…

Artificial Womb May Save Premature Babies

If a recent research project completed by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia can be successfully adapted for humans, science may have devised a way to save many of the 30,000 babies born severely prematurely in the United States every year. Researchers at the hospital developed an artificial womb and used their invention to grow six…