150-million-year-old ‘sea monster’ unearthed in India – Fox News

ARTIST IMPRESSION OF PREGNANT ICHTHYOSAURUS. (CREDIT: COPYRIGHT OF JOSCHUA KNÜPPE) An almost complete fossil of the giant ‘lizard fish’ Ichthyosaur has been unearthed in India. It’s the first time the 150-million-year-old fishlike reptile has been found on the sub continent.  (Prasad et al., 2017; Guntupalli Prasad) At 5.5m long, this Jurassic-era sea […]

Possible Interstellar Object That Buzzed Earth Earlier This Month Creates Excitement Among Astronomers – The Weather Channel

<img class=”styles-A54tP4F3__noscript__12c_l” src=”https://dsx.weather.com/util/image/w/a2017_u1_v2a_0.jpg?v=at&w=485&h=273&api=7db9fe61-7414-47b5-9871-e17d87b8b6a0″ srcset=”https://dsx.weather.com/util/image/w/a2017_u1_v2a_0.jpg?v=at&w=485&h=273&api=7db9fe61-7414-47b5-9871-e17d87b8b6a0 400w, https://dsx.weather.com/util/image/w/a2017_u1_v2a_0.jpg?v=ap&w=980&h=551&api=7db9fe61-7414-47b5-9871-e17d87b8b6a0 800w” > The discovery of an object that buzzed Earth last week and may be of interstellar origin has caused a flurry of excitement among astronomers. According to Sky and Telescope, thousands of comets and asteroids have been observed by researchers for centuries, all of them originating […]

Corals eat plastic because we’ve made it tasty, study suggests – Washington Post

A coral polyp eats a white plastic speck. (Alex Seymour/Duke University) Ocean plastic is an indiscriminate hazard. It harms fish and kills seabirds, which wash up with bellies full of trash. Turtles swallow it because, the thinking goes, they mistake the floating waste for jellyfish. Less well known are the ways plastic damages the ocean’s smaller inhabitants, plankton and corals, which […]

Richard Sherman: Deshaun Watson best QB to have played Seahawks – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Cornerback Richard Sherman had high praise for rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson after the Seattle Seahawks outlasted the Houston Texans 41-38 in an epic shootout Sunday. Sherman shared a long embrace with Watson after the game and told the Texans’ budding star how much he respected him. He […]

Zach Miller to remain in hospital after emergency vascular surgery – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller will remain in a New Orleans hospital after undergoing emergency surgery Sunday to repair a damaged artery in his left leg. The Bears announced Monday that vascular surgeons at University Medical Center New Orleans stabilized Miller’s injury, which was diagnosed as […]

Steelers ditching style points on way to top of AFC North – FOXSports.com

PITTSBURGH (AP) The offense expected to light up scoreboards is instead grinding it out. The way the Pittsburgh Steelers defense is playing, it hardly matters. The team expected to compete for a Super Bowl berth looks the part at the season’s midway point. The Steelers just aren’t doing it the way most envisioned. Rather […]

Bears’ Zach Miller: Vascular surgery deemed successful – CBSSports.com

The Bears announced Monday that the emergency vascular surgery Miller (knee) underwent to repair a torn artery in New Orleans on Sunday was successful. Miller remains hospitalized in New Orleans and is set to receive further evaluation, but the news that his surgery was successful should come as a welcome relief for the tight end, […]

Warriors vs. Clippers: What to watch for on Prime Ticket – FOXSports.com

WATCH THE GAME ON FOX SPORTS GO LOS ANGELES — The Golden State Warriors were starting to recover from a couple of early glitches, and the Los Angeles Clippers were the last undefeated team in the NBA. And then the Detroit Pistons rolled through California. The Warriors and Clippers can commiserate when they meet Monday […]

The nurse hired to combat cancer myths online

The nurse hired to combat cancer myths online

Image copyright Supplied A cancer charity has appointed a digital nurse to combat “fake news” online, which they say leaves patients “scared and at risk of bogus cures”. Macmillan Cancer Support found two-fifths of people with cancer looked up information about their diagnosis on the internet. One in eight of those went online because they […]