Zimbabwe pleads for $1.5 billion in food aid

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (International Business Times) Zimbabwe is seeking $1.5bn (£1bn) in food aid to avoid mass starvation in the country. As the drought worsens, nearly a quarter of the population more…

Mammal's brain frozen, recovered for 1st time

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ScienceAlert) For the first time, researchers have cryonically frozen a whole mammalian brain and recovered it in near-perfect condition, with the cell membranes, synapses, and intracellular structures all more…

Weed users have poorer verbal memory in middle age

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) People who smoked weed regularly as teenagers remembered fewer words as they entered middle age, according to a new study published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. Marijuana more…

Hospital performs surgery on the wrong baby

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) What was supposed to be a time of celebration turned into a nightmare for one Tennessee family. During the family's hospital stay, their newborn was mistaken for more…

Air Force general faints during budget talks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (KTRK-TV) An Air Force major general is recovering this morning after fainting at a Pentagon briefing, and the whole thing was caught on camera. Major General James Martin more…

Sending fewer men to prison could cut HIV

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Men who are released from prison back into their communities drive up the rate of HIV transmission, a new study published in Social Science & Medicine states. University more…

China confirms 1st case of Zika virus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC NEWS) The Zika virus outbreak continues spread throughout the Western Hemisphere, including in wide swaths of Central and South America, and concerns are growing for pregnant women more…

Record number of shark attacks in 2015

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — When sharks are attacking people in record numbers, as happened this past year, it makes sense to blame the sharks. That doesn't make it fair, though. more…

Runner dies during Krispy Kreme event

by -NO AUTHOR- -- RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man has died after starting a Raleigh race in which contestants are supposed to also eat a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts midway through more…