12 Year-Old Boy Saves & Raises Orphaned Sparrow

Most little kids love puppies and kittens, but this boy from Siberia has a best animal friend you’d never expect: a sparrow. 12 year-old Vadim Veligurov found an orphaned sparrow, minutes after she hatched. She was all alone, exposed and easy prey for many animals, so he took pity on her.

Little did he know, taking care of her would transform into one of the most beautiful friendships we’ve ever seen.

Small molecule offers hope for cancer treatment

In findings that “astounded” the researchers, the molecule known as DCA was shown to shrink lung, breast and brain tumours in both animal and human tissue experiments.

“You typically get this eureka type of feeling. It’s the most exciting thing a scientist can get,” Dr. Evangelos Michelakis, a professor at the University of Alberta department of medicine and a key study author, told CTV News.

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