X-rays

Does Your Farrier Need X-Rays to Trim Your Horse?

Question!<p>Does my Farrier need x-rays to properly trim and/or shoe my horse?<p><b>Well, we take temps, pulse, and resp (TPR for short) daily so that we know</b> …

Horses

Satellite Catches Storms Producing Gamma Rays : Image of the Day

On August 3, 2014, showers and thunderstorms grew from an area of low pressure several hundred miles southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico. That tropical …

Weather

Pedroia taken to hospital for X-rays after taking pitch to his back

Boston's victory Sunday night could be costly.<p>Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was hit in the back by a pitch in the seventh inning and was …

Dustin Pedroia

Starquakes Are Real, Jaw-Dropping, And Surprisingly Informative

When a starquake happens, scientists get excited. These explosions in space reveal information about stars that's helping us unravel the mysteries of …

Astrophysics

X-rays come back negative after Casilla struck by foul ball

OAKLAND — The A’s got a scare during Saturday’s game when closer Santiago Casilla was struck by a sharply hit foul ball while standing near the …

Comcast SportsNet California

Agonising process of identifying Grenfell Tower victims as desperate families wait

It is the most painstaking - and agonising - of tasks.<p>But the skilled people working to identify every last victim of the Grenfell Tower inferno will …

King's College London

QA: Ten facts about China's X-ray probe

JIUQUAN - China on Thursday launched its first X-ray space telescope, the Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (HXMT), to study X-rays from mysterious …

Universe

China Sends Its First X-ray Telescope Into Orbit

China successfully launched on Thursday its first X-ray space telescope to study black holes, pulsars, and gamma-ray bursts, state media reported.<p>A …

Astrophysics

Paige hints at her return to the WWE after neck injury

WWE superstar Paige has been out of WWE with a neck injury for what seems like forever, but her tweet on Tuesday night hinted at a return.<p>WWE …

WWE

Paige training for, reportedly close to her WWE comeback

It’s been more than a year since former NXT Women’s and WWE Divas’ champion Paige wrestled a match. And with all that’s happened over that time - two …

Alberto Del Rio

Scientists Created a Molecular Black Hole

In order to take a picture of something as small as an individual molecule, researchers have to get creative. Using an indirect technique to record …

Black Holes

Some Experts Think That First Contact With Aliens Will Not End Well

Any extraterrestrial beings, aliens, who possess the capability of traveling to Earth will likely far surpass us in intelligence and be quite …

Aliens

Scientists Are Using X-Rays to Look Inside Fossilized Feces

The findings can help unravel prehistoric food webs.<p>Scientists can learn a lot about how prehistoric animals lived and looked based on fossilized …

Weird

Sinus X-rays reveal age of children

Anthropologists, pathologists and other scientists may soon have a new tool to work with, when it comes to determining the age of deceased children …

North Carolina State University

Alternative to X-rays uses yogurt and crushed glass

While using visible light would be safer than X-rays, the way skin scatters light has been a problem. Now, researchers report a method that works.

Health

Scientists Just Produced A "Molecular Black Hole" Using X-Rays

Stripping It Bare<p>Essentially, a black hole is an object whose gravity is so strong that it sucks in surrounding objects. That’s what became of a …

The Future

Why Are So Many American Doctors Committing Suicide?

Doctors are people, too. Sometimes that means they make mistakes. Sometimes that means you need to cut them a little slack after a hard day. …

Health Care

Injuries: They're Not Just For Racehorses

A few weeks ago I attended New Vocations’ second-annual Barn & BBQ party, a celebration of retired racehorses and their athleticism and versatility, …

Horses

How NIF Works

<b>A weak laser pulse—about 1 billionth of a joule</b>—is created, split, and carried on optical fibers to 48 preamplifiers that increase the pulse’s energy …

Physics

Trout calls thumb injury 'scary' as he preps for MRI

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Los Angeles Angels return home Monday to host the Atlanta Braves after a grueling 10-day road trip on the East Coast during …

Sports

18 X-Rays Of Pregnant Dogs That Will Make You Say "OH MY GOD"

SKELETONS 'R' US UP IN HERE!<p>Posted on May 27, 2017, 21:16 GMT<p>1. In case you were wondering, this is what the inside of pregnant dog looks like:<p>2. It's the stuff of nightmares.<p>3. Look at all those tiny, tiny skeletons.<p>4. Truly terrifying.<p>5. There are like 15 skeletons in there. A cornucopia of …

Pets

#SkinSchool: Why you really should be body brushing

Dry body brushing sloughs off dry skin and slays cellulite. What are you waiting for?<p>Like flossing and taking those expensive supplements, dry body …

Skin Care

The TSA is testing new ways to make airport security even worse

Airport security: two words that can strike dread into the heart of any traveler. Largely due to the slow process of checking your bags, along with the added hassles of emptying pockets and removing shoes, belts, coats, and laptops into extra bins.<p>But there’s good news! According to a new report …

Airports

After Breaking Her Femur Mid-Race, She Bounced Back To Finally Finish It

In 2016, I ventured out to run the Marine Corps Historic Half, my first half marathon. The race began and I had no issues, no pain. Then, I began …

Marathons

REVEALED: This is how X-rays helped solve mystery of floating rocks

Scientists have used X-rays to solve the mystery behind how some rocks can float on water for years at a time. A team at Lawrence Berkeley National …

UC Berkeley

Ankylosing spondylitis: X-ray and imaging techniques

X-rays and other imaging techniques for ankylosing spondylitis are an important part of getting an accurate diagnosis of this condition.<p>Imaging helps …

Pain

Freeman hit on left hand with pitch, exits

ATLANTA -- Freddie Freeman exited Wednesday night's game against the Blue Jays after getting hit near the bottom of his left hand with a pitch in the …

Baseball

Veterinarians, Farriers Team Up for Lameness Cases

Lameness. Technically, it’s defined as an abnormal gait of an animal. Practically speaking, lameness can mean the end of a sport horse’s career or …

Horses

NHS left reeling by cyber-attack: ‘We are literally unable to do any x-rays’

Patients left waiting for hours by ransomware attack while medics speak of struggle to provide vital healthcare<p>Thousands of patients across England and Scotland have been in limbo after an international cyber-attack hit the NHS, with many having operations cancelled at the last minute.<p>Senior medics …

Health Care

Five myths about pregnancy

Pregnancy has never been safer — a good reason for parents and children everywhere to celebrate on Mother’s Day. Ironically, as major risks have receded into the past, minor risks have taken center stage. Pregnancy often feels like a minefield: Watch what you eat, watch how you exercise, watch what …

Pregnancy