The tiny premature baby who only lived after doctors recorded her weight incorrectly and battled to keep her alive

Saved by a pair of scissors left on the scales: The premature baby doctors decided to save because she weighed just enough Maddalena Douse, from Lewes, East Sussex, was born at just 23 weeksDoctors were unsure whether she would survive, or whether they should try and save her When they weighed her, she was 1lb, the minimum weight for a baby to be considered viableAfter fighting to save her they discovered she had only weighed 382g, and a pair of scissors accidentally left on the scales had bumped up her weight | UPDATED: 22:17 GMT, 17 December 2012 Any baby that survives a premature birth is considered by their parents to be a miracle.

SeaWorld: Killer whale suffers mysterious injury prompting fury from animal rights groups

Pictured: Killer whale”s mysterious horror gash prompts fresh fury over the treatment of animals at SeaWorldNakai, an 11-year-old performing whale suffered gash to the chin which left its jawbone exposed Park claims it happened when he hit the side of the poolHowever reports claim Nakai may have been in a fight with two other whalesPeta accuse SeaWorld of housing killer whales together incompatibly, a violation of the Animal Welfare Act By Daniel Miller PUBLISHED: 11:07 GMT, 1 October 2012| UPDATED: 06:35 GMT, 2 October 2012 A performing Killer Whale suffered a horrific injury which left its jawbone exposed at a SeaWorld theme park, prompting fury from animal rights groups.

Dream of fatherhood for thousands of infertile men a step closer as scientists "grow" sperm from skin

Dream of fatherhood for thousands of infertile men a step closer as scientists 'grow' sperm from skinScientific technique could help thousands of men become fathers But it is fraught with moral and ethical concerns | UPDATED: 23:05 GMT, 28 August 2012 Scientists have succeeded in making early-stage sperm from human skin tissue.

Scientists could soon screen unborn babies for 3,500 genetic disorders, raising fears of an increase in abortions

Scientists could soon screen unborn babies for 3,500 genetic disorders, raising fears of an increase in abortions PUBLISHED: 00:31 GMT, 7 June 2012 | UPDATED: 09:08 GMT, 7 June 2012 Thousands of genetic disorders in unborn babies could soon be identified without the need for risky and invasive tests – raising fears of an oncrease in the number of abortions.

Spinal injury victims could be treated using TEETH, say scientists

Spinal injury victims could be treated using TEETH, say scientists Spinal cord injury victims could be helped to walk again by teeth, say scientists. Researchers put dental pulp stem cells into rats with broken backs and found they regained some movement in their legs. The study by Nagoya University in Japan could transform the lives of patients with severe mobility problems, a report in The Mirror revealed