Nearly 30 percent of newborn pups born to pregnant rats fed highly-oxidized (“off”) fish oil died within two days after birth, finds a new study.
Sebastian Landa, a 21-day-old Latino, died Saturday, July 16, after he was beaten in the 7000 block of Makee Avenue in the Florence-Firestone neighborhood of South Los Angeles, according to authorities. Landa, who was born on June 25, was taken to a hospital with multiple blunt force injuries about 4:30 p.m. Show More Summary
Nearly 30 percent of newborn pups born to pregnant rats fed highly-oxidized ("off") fish oil died within two days after birth, finds a new study by researchers at the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. The research is published in the American Journal of Physiology--Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.
From the Lebrecht Album of the Week: Mozart had a little boy, born four months before he died. Salieri recommended that the kid, Franx Xaver, should stick with the family trade and become a travelling pianist and composer. Trading on the Mozart name, F.-X. made a living in places like Lemberg (Lviv), Salzburg and Karlsbad […]
The celebrated writer and teacher Carolyn See, who died in Santa Monica last week at 82, was born in Los Angeles and never really left home. She described raw silk as the flannel of the desert, and wrote evocatively of her home state in nearly all her books. For her, California was the repository...
By definition, a black hole is the end result of the death of a star as it collapses upon itself and consumes all of the gas, dust, light and anything else within its grasp. When you combine the time it takes for a star to be born,....
Born on Oahu, Takai served in the state House of Representatives for 20 years before he was elected to Congress, first winning his statehouse seat at age 27. "Mark humbly and effectively served the people of his state House and Congressional districts," Hawaii Gov. Show More Summary
As confirmed by a post on Henry Rollins’ official website, punk pioneer and Suicide singer Alan Vega has died. According to a statement from his family, he died “peacefully in his sleep” last night. Vega was 78. Born Boruch Alan Bermowitz in Brooklyn in 1938, the details of Vega’s early life were fairly mysterious until relatively recently. Show More Summary
Clarence Sinclair Bull was born in Michigan but spent most of his life in Hollywood where he died in 1979. He was hired by movie mogul Sam Goldwyn in 1920 to photograph publicity stills of the studio's stars. Four years later, when Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer...Show More Summary
According to the theory of evolution, why do we die? This question was originally answered on Quora by Suzanne Sadedin, Ph.D.
Hey there, dreamer. I see you. I hear you. I feel that urge inside of you and that voice that screams, " I was not meant to wake up, go to work, pay bills and die." You were born with talent and inspiration in your bones. You were born...Show More Summary
Karen Haberberg and her family have been living with unspeakable pain since her brother died of Tay-Sachs disease, a rare neurological genetic condition with no known cure, before she was born. While the agony continues to haunt her family, she's relived the hardship as she watched her best friend struggle to find a diagnosis for her son. Show More Summary
Noel Neill, who starred as Superman's Lois Lane in the 1940s and '50s, died Sunday at her home in Tucson, Ariz., the New York Times reports. She was 95. Born in Minneapolis, Minn., Neill initially planned to become a journalist. ButShow More Summary
Abbas Kiarostami, the Iranian writer-director whose “Taste of Cherry” won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes International Film Festival in 1997, died Monday in Paris at 76, according to the Associated Press. Born in Tehran in 1940, Kiarostami studied painting at the University of Tehran before working...
Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor, has died at age 87. Wiesel was born in what is now Romania in 1928, and was moved into a Jewish ghetto with his family when he was 15. He was then sent to one of the Auschwitz-Birkenau work camps; his mother and younger sister were murdered within hours, and his father died later. Show More Summary
Elie Wiesel, who survived the Holocaust and went on to become an influential author and Nobel Peace Prize winner, has died, according to numerous reports and a tweet from Israel’s Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem on Saturday. Born in 1928,...Show More Summary
JERUSALEM, July 2 (Reuters) - Elie Wiesel, who survived the Holocaust and went on to become an influential author and Nobel Peace Prize winner, has died, Israel's Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem said on Saturday. Born in 1928, Wiesel wrote...Show More Summary
Born in 1898, Mexican woman suffers heart attack hours after receiving document allowing her to get old age benefits
Pat Summitt, whose work ethic (and famous intense stare ) was born on her family's farm and propelled her to rack up more wins than any other basketball coach (men's or women's) in NCAA Division I history, died Tuesday at age 64, the AP reports. "It is with tremendous sadness...
According to The Hollywood Reporter, author, screenwriter, and war correspondent Michael Herr has died, with the report citing “a long illness.” Herr was 76. Herr was born in New York in 1940 and spent most of his formative years traveling around and writing for various magazines. Show More Summary