Baby Megalodons Were 6-Foot-Long Womb Cannibals, Study Suggests

The research appears to confirm that, even as newborns, the extinct sharks were very, very big.

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A Top Equestrian Paralyzed in an Accident Sees Hope in a Coming Treatment

Kevin Babington was a go-to coach in the sport of show jumping, but an accident at a prime event left him paralyzed from the chest down and threatened his livelihood.

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A Record of Horseback Riding, Written in Bone and Teeth

Close examination of horse remains has clarified the timeline of when equestrianism helped transform ancient Chinese civilization.

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Travis Roy, Who Inspired Millions After a Hockey Tragedy, Dies at 45

After an awkward fall 11 seconds into his first Boston University game left him a quadriplegic, he dedicated his life to advocacy for similarly disabled people.

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