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This Ancient Vampire of The Deep Ocean Really Sucked

This Ancient Vampire of The Deep Ocean Really Sucked

A fearsome ‘vampire’ predator that lurked in Earth’s oceans more than 160 million years ago probably did actually suck its prey, at least in a sense. A new analysis of exceptionally well-preserved fossils of a small cephalopod named Vampyronassa rhodanicarelated to modern vampire squids (neither actually vampires, nor squids), reveals the presence of muscular suckers …

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Ingenious Technique Leads to Kids Having Kidney Transplants Without Immune Suppression

Ingenious Technique Leads to Kids Having Kidney Transplants Without Immune Suppression

Organ transplants can quite literally save lives, but they also come with strings attached – often including a lifetime of immunosuppression drug treatments required to keep the immune system in check, lest it reject the transplanted organ as a foreign invader. Now scientists are reporting on three successful kidney organ transplants, carried out in children …

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