– An international research team reported online in Nature today that they have sequenced an ancient mitochondrial genome representing a previously unrecognized type of hominin, the evolutionary group containing modern human and Neanderthal lineages.
In principle, the human body represents a forbidden existence in nature, saved and protected against violation which may endanger life.
A temple complex in Turkey that predates even the Pyramids is rewriting the story of human evolution
DNA analysis of human hair preserved in Greenland's permafrost has given clues as to what the owner looked like.
Celery has a long history of use and is truly an ancient healing food. At first glance celery may seem rather unimpressive, but the more you look into its background and medicinal uses the more you realize that we must have been misinformed on the usefulness of this plant.
In 1804, when Haiti achieved its freedom from France in the world’s first successful slave revolution, the United States refused to recognize the country.
Edward Everett Hale (1822–1909). The Man without a Country.
The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction. 1917.
The Man without a Country
I SUPPOSE that very few casual readers of the “New York Herald” of August 13, 1863, observed, in an obscure corner, among the “Deaths,” the announcement,—
“NOLAN. Died, on board U. S. Corvette ‘Levant,’ Lat. 2°
11' S., Long. 131° W., on the 11th of May, PHILIP NOLAN.”
Rossella Lorenzi, Discovery News
Sept. 28, 2009 -- A number of ancient Roman statues might lie beneath the turquoise waters of the Blue Grotto on the island of Capri in southern Italy, according to an underwater survey of the sea cave.
Dating to the 1st century A.D., the cave was used as a swimming pool by the Emperor Tiberius (42 B.C. - 37 A.D.), and the statues are probably depictions of sea gods.