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    Medieval Remedy Could Treat Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

    A possible medical breakthrough has been made by experts, all thanks to a 1000-year-old medieval English medical text. A treatment, that dates to...

    The Kama Sutra: Setting the Record Straight

    Out of all the necessities in the world, three come to the forefront: food, water, and reproduction. While the first two are necessary for...

    Google Launches AI Cyber Rosetta Stone for Hieroglyphic Translations

    Google, the American multinational technology giant built around a search engine that specializes in internet-related services and products, gets most of its profits from...

    The Search for Deep Reality: Ancient Hindu Texts and Quantum Physics

    “In 1929 Heisenberg spent some time in India (…) He began to see that the recognition of relativity,  interconnectedness, and impermanence as fundamental aspects...

    3 Problems to Remember When Trying to Find Atlantis

    It is perhaps the greatest unsolved mystery of all time: Did the lost city of Atlantis actually exist? And if it did once exist,...

    The Rosetta Stone: One of Archaeology’s Greatest Treasures

    The Rosetta Stone is one of the most significant discoveries in the history of archaeology. This artifact was created during the Ptolemaic Period, and...

    The Cult of Mithra: Sacred Temples, and Vedic Legends, and Ancient Armenian Understanding

    Mithra was the god of light, purity, goodness, and truth and occupied an important place in the faith of the ancient Aryans. The Spread...

    Ancient Egyptian Sex Spell Invoked a Ghost to Entrap a Man

    Ancient, magical spells of subjugation, love, and sex sounds like the opening lines to an adult fairy tale, but these steamy evildoings are also...

    The Celtic Ogham: An Ancient Tree Alphabet that May Disappear Before Showing its Roots

    In secluded fields, on the walls of churches, and beneath construction sites, stones have been found with intricate markings that rise from the lower...

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    Home News A swordfish (Xiphias gladius) left part of its "sword" sticking out of the shark it killed. (Image: © The Ichthyological Society of Japan 2020) When a...

    Wide-eyed prehistoric shark hid its sharpest teeth in nightmare jaws

    Home News Illustration of the prehistoric shark Ferromirum oukherbouchi. (Image: © Christian Klug, UZH) Imagine you're a fish swimming through the ocean millions of years ago, when a...

    ‘Superbolts’ are real, and they flash up to 1,000 times brighter than regular lightning

    Home News So-called superbolts are at least 100 times brighter than ordinary lighting, but can be more than 1,000 times brighter. (Image: © Shutterstock) Superbolts — flashes of...

    Changing behaviours of birds

    The sight of a sulphur-crested cockatoo raiding a household wheelie bin might do little more than irritate the average person left to clean up...