Two French scientists who validated Jeanne Calment's status as the oldest person ever to have lived, have dismissed claims by Russian researchers who say that she didn't really survive to 122. (Reuters Lifestyle) More
Inside the search for the Bible and other original sacred texts National Geographic
In the shadowy world where religion meets archaeology, scientists, collectors, and schemers are racing to find the most precious relics.
Posted on 16 March 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
Darwin vs God: did the 'Origin of Species' cause a clash between church and science? BBC History Magazine
On 12 February 1809, Charles Darwin, the bearded Victorian sage on the ten pound note, was born. Many people believe he was the man who discovered we ...
Posted on 12 February 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
World's Oldest Woman Dies At 129 Years Young Anti Aging News
A Stalin repression survivor, according to accepted pension records, has died at the age of 129 years young.
Posted on 2 February 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
Russian Woman Whose Passport Made Her The Oldest Person Ever Is Dead RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
A woman whose identification document says she was born in 1889 has died in Russia's Chechnya region, state media reports say. Koku Istambulova was ...
Posted on 1 February 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
What started as a film shoot evolved into a mammoth project which saw the cast eating, working and sleeping on a period set – for years. Is its creator a genius ...
Posted on 26 January 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
Is Ancient DNA Research Revealing New Truths — or Falling Into Old Traps? The New York Times
Geneticists have begun using old bones to make sweeping claims about the distant past. But their revisions to the human story are making some scholars of ...
Posted on 17 January 2019 | 3:00 am | Google News
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