Researchers have documented 104 species of scorpion worldwide, updating the global record of medically significant scorpions, or those whose venom could be alternately gravely harmful or beneficial. (read more)
Man develops severe ‘thunderclap’ headaches after eating world’s hottest chili pepper (read more)
Working on the premise that too much of a good thing can be a killer, the scientists have advanced previous researchers’ methods of manipulating an enzyme that is key to how influenza replicates and spreads. (read more)
Trudging from place to place with heavy weights on our backs is an everyday reality, from schoolchildren toting textbooks in backpacks to firefighters and soldiers carrying occupational gear. (read more)
The swab, which was boring its way into the rectum, was clearly visible on a CT scan. Removal of the swab resolved her symptoms.
Well, here’s a word for you: ‘gossypium’. And it refers to the situation when a surgeon leaves a swab inside a body after closing up. Reasssuring? (read more)