It’s not just cats that have nine lives! American heart disease technically patient died 10 times

They say cats have nine lives, but one woman in the US has one-upped that expression by coming back from the dead 10 times. The 63-year-old retired school teacher suffers from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) — a heart muscle disease that affects one in 500 Americans and Britons. She was fitted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator … Read more

Get caught knapping Aug. 21 at Fremont’s Coyote Hills

For thousands of years before the discovery of metallurgy, people fashioned tools and weapons from stone. This ancient skill will be demonstrated by skilled stone tool makers during a “knap-in” from 10 am to 3 pm Aug. 21 at Coyote Hills Regional Park in Fremont. Knapping is the process of chipping chert, obsidian and other … Read more

What’s a garden without birds? Create so they thrive

As I write this, I can hear a cardinal trilling in the backyard. I don’t have to look out the open window to confirm the source of the sounds that come through it; I’ve come to recognize the songs and their singers. I know it’s the mourning dove whose cooing wakes me in the morning … Read more

Highly pathogenic avian influenza believed to be killing seals in Quebec

Quebec researchers say avian flu has been detected in at least two species of seal as an unusually high number of dead seals are being reported on the province’s shorelines. A marine mammal research group, the Reseau quebecois d’urgences pour les mammiferes marins, says about 100 harbor seal carcasses have been found since January along … Read more

Brian T. Dog – 2009-2022

It has long been said that dogs take after their people, and while true, we people certainly take after our dogs. However dogs enter our lives, we become changed forever for the better. By our side for tens of thousands of years, canines have been our guardians and friends. So intertwined with human history, dog … Read more

Lion : Establishes ¥3.0 billion Lion Oral Health Fund for Investment in the Oral Health Field Investing in Start-Ups and Research Institutions in Japan and Overseas to Accelerate Business Opportunity Creation

Presentation Materials August 8, 2022 Lion Establishes ¥3.0 billion Lion Oral Health Fund for Investment in the Oral Health Field Investing in Start-Ups and Research Institutions in Japan and Overseas to Accelerate Business Opportunity Creation Lion Corporation hereby announces the August 8, 2022 establishment of the Lion Oral Health Fund as part of the Lion … Read more

Climate Change Means More Mice, Demand for Pest Control

By CASEY SMITH, Associated Press/Report for America INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — At her home in Rockford, Illinois, Rita Davisson said the “one or two” mice she normally sees during the waning winter months “have turned into more like 10 or 15” in the last couple years, and scientists say the warmer weather might have something to … Read more

Covid-19’s Origins Are More Complicated Than Once Thought

In October 2014, virologist Edward Holmes took a tour of the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan, a relatively overlooked city of about 11 million people in the central Chinese province of Hubei. The market would have presented a bewildering environment for the uninitiated: rows of stalls selling unfamiliar creatures for food, both dead and … Read more