The 6th Mass Extinction Really Has Begun, Scientists Warn in Newly Published Study

Signs of death are everywhere, if you look. For years, scientists have rung the alarm bell, warning that a serious decline in animal biodiversity worldwide is announcing the coming of what will be Earth’s sixth mass extinction. Despite the increasing weight of the evidence to suggest that this horrific phenomenon is unfolding around us, not … Read more

This Medieval Italian Man Replaced His Amputated Hand With a Knife

In 2018, archaeologists described a truly interesting puzzle. It looks like this medieval Italian had gone through life with a knife attached to his arm, instead of his hand cut off. The skeleton in question was discovered in a necropolis of Longobard in northern Italy, dating to about the 6th to the 8th century AD. … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Over 240,000 American Lives in Just 6 Months, Study Finds

COVID-19 vaccines saved nearly 241,000 lives in the United States and prevented more than 1 million virus-related hospital admissions in the first six months of the country’s vaccination program, according to a new research model. Research letter, published Tuesday in the peer-reviewed medical journal JAMA network open, found that coronavirus vaccines also prevented more than … Read more