Tanning Generation Faces Melanoma
Weather Causes 2,000 Deaths a Year
Octopus Tends Eggs for Record Time
World Trade Center Ship Dates 1773
Asteroid Timing Ended Dinosaurs?
Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report just released that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973.
The weather kills at least 2,000 Americans each year and despite the publicity given to hurricanes, nearly two-thirds of the deaths are from the cold, according to a new government report.
Call it extreme parenting: Scientists discovered a deep sea octopus mom, Graneledone boreopacifica, that faithfully guarded the same clutch of eggs for a record-breaking 4-1/2 years.
A vessel unearthed four years ago at the World Trade Center site was made from wood cut in the year 1773, two years before the start of the war and three years the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Bad timing can be fatal. The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs slammed into Earth during a period of environmental turmoil when the food web was vulnerable to collapse, says a new study.