Her findings led to cautions against X-rays for pregnant women. She also discovered that the presence of the Y chromosome meant a mammalian embryo was male.
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Tagged biology, chromosomes, death, embryos, health, Liane Russell, medicine, obituary, radiation, researcher, science, Y chromosome |
His art captured the whimsy of Richie Rich, the fantasy realms of Amethyst and the horror of the terrorist attacks.
Posted in Art, Books, Comics, DC Comics, Entertainment, Media, People, Science Fiction/Fantasy |
Tagged 9/11 Report graphic novel, Amethyst, artist, comic book, comics, Damage Control, DC, DC Comics, death, Ernie Colón, fantasy, graphic novels, illustrator, Marvel, Marvel Comics, obituary, Richie Rich, science fiction |
Her life helped us answer the question: What do animals think about?
Posted in Animals, brain, Education, intelligence, Nature, Psychology, Science, Sociology |
Tagged animal, animal intelligence, chimp, chimpanzee, death, intelligence, nature, obituary, primate, science |
William Avant was crushed to death by 13 employees of a South Carolina mental hospital in January.
They did not report his death until this month.
They dogpiled him to restrain him. He couldn’t breathe.
No one checked his condition.
His death was ruled homicidal suffocation.
No one was charged. Because they didn’t know any better.
Or maybe, like police officers or corporation executives, hospital staff don’t go to jail for malpractice.
Mental hospital patient died in dogpile; no charges filed – ABC News
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Tagged abuse, death, dogpile, homicide, hospital, law, malpractice, mental hospital, news, restraint, suffocation |
He drew songs from Tin Pan Alley, the Delta blues and other sources. In the late 1970s, he introduced them to the “Saturday Night Live” crowd.
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Tagged blues, death, entertainment, Leon Redbone, music, obituary, people, singer |
He was a nuclear physicist until reports of Earth visits by space aliens seized his imagination. He never met one, but he believed, gaining renown.
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Tagged aliens, death, investigator, obituary, science, scientist, Stanton T. Friedman, UFOs |
Tributes are being paid to the author of The Tiger Who Came To Tea after publisher HarperCollins confirmed her death.