The coronavirus cluster detected on the Diamond Princess cruise ship is by far the biggest cluster of cases outside mainland China Deadly viruses, chickenpox outbreaks and mass cases of the runs: sometimes luxury cruise ship holidays are not the trips of a lifetime elderly passengers had hoped for. Cruise-goers have fallen sick en masse in the past, their predicament on the high seas coming into sharp focus because the holidays
DNA is the hereditary material in humans, a unique cookbook of who we are. This is where you'll find the answer as to why you have your specific eye and hair color, or perhaps why you sunburn easily. Imagine your DNA as a giant cookbook with thousands of recipes. These recipes are genes that have to be read every single day. You may think that a skin cell only contains
What does all that online interest mean in the real world?
Potentially, a lot, according to Erica Mossholder, executive director of the nonprofit Children's Craniofacial Association.
When the public learns about rare craniofacial conditions, that can make a difference in the daily lives of people with them, she noted.
"One of our parents coined the term, 'More sharing leads to less staring,'" Mossholder said.
CCD is quite rare, but some
(Reuters) - In the wee hours of Jan. 8, Tehran retaliated over the U.S. killing of Iran's most powerful general by bombarding the al-Asad air base in Iraq. Among the 2,000 troops stationed there was U.S. Army Specialist Kimo Keltz, who recalls hearing a missile whistling through the sky as he lay on the deck of a guard tower. The explosion lifted his body - in full armor - an