Babies ‘don’t need tongue-tie surgery to feed’

Image copyright Getty Images Babies with tongue-ties rarely need surgery to help them feed, a US study suggests. It found two-thirds of babies referred for the procedure did not need it and were able to feed with other support. Tongue-tie occurs when the strip of skin connecting the tongue and the floor of the mouth…

Mama Bird Spotted Trying To Feed Littered Cigarette Butt To Her Chick

As for the chick, Mason has hope that the chick thought twice before chowing down. “I do not know if [the chick] ate it,” Mason said. “A lot of times I have seen them with a piece of wood, and they just hold it for a while and then put it down. I’m hoping that’s…

The man who helped feed the world

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Norman Borlaug is credited with saving millions of people from starvation In the early 1900s, newlyweds Cathy and Cappy Jones left Connecticut in the US to start a new life as farmers in north-west Mexico’s Yaqui Valley, a little-known dry and dusty place, a few hundred kilometres south of…