Ability to Digest Alcohol Played Key Role in Human Evolution

The relationship between humans and alcohol—how our bodies process it, why we crave it and when its consumption becomes problematic—is a complex and frequently debated topic. Until recently, scientists didn’t know how long ago humans developed the ability to digest alcohol, but Читать далее «Ability to Digest Alcohol Played Key Role in Human Evolution»

10 Things You May Not Know About George Armstrong Custer

Born on December 5, 1839, in New Rumley, Ohio, George Armstrong Custer first achieved renown as a young Civil War hero before gaining everlasting fame a decade later from his spectacular defeat at the Battle of Little Bighorn. On the 175th anniversary of Custer’s birth, explore 10 Читать далее «10 Things You May Not Know About George Armstrong Custer»

Gang of Robbers Nabbed While Looting Ancient Cave in Israel

The Israel Antiquities Authority announced last weekend that six men have been charged with digging illegally for antiquities in a remote cave in the Judean Desert. The cave where they were apprehended, located on a sheer cliff face, is close to where the famed parchment and papyrus Читать далее «Gang of Robbers Nabbed While Looting Ancient Cave in Israel»

Shackled Skeletons Unearthed at Roman Necropolis in France

During a recent excavation of a building site in southwestern France, archaeologists turned up an ancient Roman necropolis containing hundreds of human graves. The burial ground is located near Saintes, a regional capital during Gallo-Roman times and the site of an enormous Читать далее «Shackled Skeletons Unearthed at Roman Necropolis in France»