SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
ROSETTA STONE: KEY TO ANCIENT EGYPTIAN WRITING
The Rosetta Stone contains text written in three languages, which made it possible to translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics.
WILL YOUR SOLAR ECLIPSE GLASSES STILL BE SAFE TO USE IN 2024?
The 2017 total solar eclipse has come and gone, but another one is less than a decade away for North America.
VIKTORIA MODESTA IS A BIONIC WOMAN, AND SHE IS TAKING THE MUSIC INDUSTRY BY STORM
At 20 years old, musical artist Viktoria Modesta had her leg amputated below the knee, and the experience has given her a huge amount of perspective on self-awareness and outside appearances.
CIVIL WAR MYSTERY SOLVED? CONFEDERATE SUB'S TORPEDO MAY HAVE KILLED ITS CREW
The crew of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, the first combat submarine to sink an enemy ship, may have instantly killed themselves with their own weapon, according to a new study.
AS FLOODING FROM HARVEY INTENSIFIES, ASTRONAUTS TWEET WELL WISHES TO HOUSTON
Astronauts currently on the International Space Station have been sending well wishes to their colleagues on the ground as heavy rainfall and flooding from tropical storm Harvey continue.
RESEARCHERS FIND A TYPE OF ANIMAL FEED MAY CONTRIBUTE TO DEVELOPMENT OF ANTIBIOTIC-RESISTANT BACTERIA
Researchers have found evidence that fish meal is spreading antibiotic-resistant genes, which could help spawn deadly superbugs if they're brought into contact with certain bacteria.
WE MAY HAVE JUST FOUND THE HORMONE THAT LETS GUT BACTERIA TALK TO THE BRAIN
A team of researchers has discovered that there is communication between the microbes that live in your gut and your brain. The link between the two areas may shed light on how brains develop.
HOW THE CIA IS USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO COLLECT SOCIAL MEDIA DATA
The CIA is developing AI to advance data collection and analysis capabilities. These technologies are, and will continue to be, used for social media data.
HERE ARE THE TOP CAUSES OF DEATH WORLDWIDE
While overall deaths from infectious diseases and preterm birth are decreasing, deaths from heart disease, conflict and terrorism are on the rise.
A PROFESSOR HAS BECOME THE FIRST PERSON TO DONATE HIS ENTIRE GENOME SEQUENCE TO THE PUBLIC
Colin Smith, Professor of Functional Genomics at the University of Brighton, has given his complete genome sequence to the UK's Personal Genome Project. If more people donated their sequences in this manner, research potential in this area would greatly expand.