Dinosaur embryo find helps crack baby tyrannosaur mystery — ScienceDaily

They are among the largest predators ever to walk the Earth, but experts have discovered that some baby tyrannosaurs were only the size of a Border Collie dog when they took their first steps. The first-known fossils of tyrannosaur embryos have shed light on the early development of the colossal animals, which could grow to […]

Superfast baby magnetar spotted screaming through Milky Way

A rapidly twirling, ultramagnetic, 500-year-old baby neutron star has been spotted zipping at never-before-seen speeds through the Milky Way. The flickering X-rays and radio waves of this giant baby — adorably named J1818.0-1607 — would likely have first appeared in the sky when Nicolaus Copernicus, the Polish scientist who proposed that the sun (and not […]

Baby sharks are born scrawny and sick because of climate change

  Baby sharks are being born small, exhausted and undernourished as a result of rising ocean temperatures caused by climate change, according to a new study. Researchers looked at the effects of warming waters on juvenile epaulette sharks (Hemiscyllium ocellatum) — a small, egg-laying species of shark found in the Great Barrier Reef, that spends […]

Future too warm for baby sharks

In warmer waters, shark embryos grew faster and used their yolk sac quicker, which is their only source of food as they develop in the egg case. This led to them hatching earlier than usual. Credit: M. Johnson New research has found as climate change causes the world’s oceans to warm, baby sharks are born […]

Transfusions with higher red blood cell levels do not improve preterm baby outcomes

IMAGE: This large, multi-center randomized clinical trial was conducted by Dr. Haresh Kirpalani of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Edward Bell of the University of Iowa, and colleagues of the Neonatal… view more  Credit: George Mason University Very low birthweight infants are at a high risk for anemia and often need blood transfusions to survive. Some […]

Man revives baby elephant using CPR: How does that work?

A viral video shows a rescue worker in Thailand successfully reviving a baby elephant using CPR after the animal was struck by a motorbike while crossing a road in the southeastern province of Chanthaburi.  After performing CPR, the rescuer, Mana Srivate, was able to get the elephant back on its feet, Reuters reported. But how […]

3,800-year-old baby in a jar unearthed in Israel

Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed a 3,800-year-old jar that contains something surprising — the skeleton of a baby. Though such infant burials are not so uncommon, it’s a mystery why the infants were buried in this way, said Yoav Arbel, an Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologist who was part of the team that found the jar. […]

Baby elephant dies suddenly, just before 2nd birthday

This photo, provided by the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, shows elephant calf, Ajay, with his big brother, Batu, age 5, in Syracuse, N.Y. The Rosamond Gifford Zoo announced the death of Ajay, an Asian elephant calf, on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. He died from Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpes Virus, which poses a high risk to young elephants. […]

‘Baby Yoda’ revealed as astronauts’ zero-g indicator on SpaceX Crew-1 mission

The astronauts who lifted off on SpaceX’s first operational crewed mission for NASA are proving “this is the way.” A few hours after launching to the International Space Station on Sunday (Nov. 15), the Crew-1 astronauts showed off their fifth crew member — a small plush doll of “The Child.” “And as you can see […]

Mama and baby bear shot to death aboard Russian nuclear submarine

A mother bear and her cub were shot and killed while trying to board a nuclear submarine in Russia, according to news reports. The sub was docked near the village of Rybachiy in Russia’s far-eastern Kamchatka Peninsula, which has served as a submarine construction base since the 1960s. In a video shared on social media […]