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Canada boy traces sender of old message in a bottle

Canada boy traces sender of old message in a bottle

Canada boy traces sender of old message in a bottle 24 May 2018 Image copyright Tara Goreham Image caption Dallas Goreham, 11, with the message he found in a bottle A mystery has been solved after a Canadian boy found a message in a bottle all the way from the US....

What’s in your genome? Parents-to-be want to know

Every parent-to-be wants a healthy baby. And, when offered an opportunity, most couples want to know which disease-causing genes, or risk factors, they carry and could unwittingly pass to their children. I’m a clinical molecular geneticist and wanted to understand...
Jury awards $1bn to woman raped as a teen

Jury awards $1bn to woman raped as a teen

24 May 2018 Image copyright Stewart, Seay & Felton Trial Attorneys Image caption Hope Cheston (left), lawyer Chris Stewart (centre) and Ms Cheston’s mother, Renetta Cheston-Thornton (right) A US jury has awarded $ 1bn (£750m) in damages to a woman who was...
Woman fights off grizzly bear, then walks to safety

Woman fights off grizzly bear, then walks to safety

Woman fights off grizzly bear, then walks to safety 24 May 2018 Image copyright Amber Kornak/Facebook A 28-year-old woman walked away with a fractured skull after managing to fight off a grizzly bear in the US state of Montana. Amber Kornak had just started her dream...
Would Rachel Carson eat organic?

Would Rachel Carson eat organic?

Rachel Carson, who was born on May 27, 1907, and launched the modern environmental movement with her 1962 book “Silent Spring,” was a highly private person. But on one occasion she allowed an interviewer to ask, “What do you eat?” Her sardonic answer: “Chlorinated...

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