A Love Story Sealed by Seals

A friendship lasting a decade, a first kiss in the ocean, and a post-wedding photo shoot attended by a pod of seals. Chelsea Bruck and Cyril Bennouna’s love story reads much like a fairy-tale romance, with a modern twist. The couple first met as teenagers at New Rochelle High School in New Rochelle, N.Y., when…

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A Bug’s Second Life

RALEIGH, N.C. — Sometimes inspiration flies up and smacks you in the face. That’s what happened to the jewelry maker Susan Reynolds. “One day I was walking my dog and this cicada flew around and hit me in the head, then it fell to my feet,” Ms. Reynolds said. Once they emerge, cicadas have only…

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Air pollution during pregnancy may affect growth of newborn babies

IMAGE: Air pollution affects the thyroid glands, and thyroid hormones are essential for regulating foetal growth and metabolism and play an important role in neurological development. view more  Credit: Bernat Alberdi According to studies in recent years, air pollution affects the thyroid. Thyroid hormones are essential for regulating foetal growth and metabolism, and play an important…

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