Wonderful, Magical Animal of the Day: Researchers at Detroit Medical Centre say they managed to stop a patient's life-threatening nosebleed by stuffing bacon up her nose.
"Cured salted pork crafted as a nasal tampon and packed within the nasal vaults successfully stopped nasal hemorrhage promptly, effectively, and without sequelae," write the four authors of a paper publi
For Science of the Day: A rare Scaptia (Plinthina) horse fly, which has gone unnamed since being discovered in 1981, shall henceforth be known as Scaptia (Plinthina) beyoncae in honor of world-renowned recording artist Beyoncé.
Why? Researcher Bryan Lessard of CSIRO's Australian National Insect Collection says he felt the fly's gold-colored ab
Legalize It of the Day: A 20-year, federally funded study conducted jointly by researchers at UCSF and UAB found that smoking marijuana once a week, or even once a day in some instances, did no long-term damage to the lungs.
The study, published today in the the Journal of the American Medical Association, tracked