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Graco recalls more than 25,000 child car seats

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that 25,494 child car seats might be affected by a recall by Graco Children’s Products Inc. that is expected to begin July 17. A test showed that the car seats might not adequately restrain a child in a crash.


How did whales get to be 380,000 pounds? Binge-eating at giant ocean buffets, researchers say

In a study published May 23, 2017, in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, a team of researchers investigated gigantism in baleen whales, the filter-feeding leviathans that include blue whales, bowhead whales and fin whales. The marine mammals became jumbo-size relatively recently, they found, only within the past 4.5 million years. The cause? A climatic change that allowed the behemoths to binge-eat.