On this day in 1953: Chemical structure of DNA was discovered

Mon, 28 Feb 2022 - 09:42 GMT

On February 28, 1953, Cambridge University scientists James Watson and Francis Crick determined the double helical structure of DNA.

Archaeologists uncover 200,000-year-old remains of human ancestors in Siberia

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 02:15 GMT

Newly discovered fossils have been unearthed from the famous Denisova Cave in the Altai Mountains, southern Siberia.

German artifact indicates Neanderthal's knowledge of fine art

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 02:03 GMT

Anthropologists in Germany have discovered an artifact that indicates the Neanderthals knew fine art.

10 referred to Criminal Court in Beheira oil pipeline blaze

Sat, 21 Dec 2019 - 11:48 GMT

The incident caused the death of nine and the injury of 11 in November.

Father's smoking during pregnancy tied to asthma in kids

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - 09:08 GMT

Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke from their fathers while they’re in the womb may be more likely than those who are not to develop asthma by age 6.

National project to study royal mummies to kick off next month

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 02:13 GMT

he acclaimed Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass said on Friday during giving a lecture at the Royal Library in Copenhagen that a national Egyptian project to study the royal mummies will kick off next month.

Italy finds skeleton of Egyptian expat in Piacenza

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 - 01:44 GMT

The Italian authorities could not reveal the cause of the Egyptian expat's death.

DNA lead to Florida man's arrest in bombs sent to Trump critics

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 - 12:20 GMT

FBI agents used DNA and a fingerprint to identify the Florida man suspected of sending at least 14 bombs.

Important secrets about Alexandria sarcophagus’ skeletons revealed

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 02:05 GMT

Mostafa Waziri declared that researchers determined the gender and age of the skeletons found inside the Alexandria sarcophagus.

Fresh DNA tests authenticate bones of Russia tsar, family

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 04:34 GMT

Fresh DNA tests authenticate bones of Russia tsar, family.

US using DNA tests to reunite children with migrant parents

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 - 10:00 GMT

US officials have resorted to DNA testing on up to 3,000 detained children who remain separated from their migrant parents.

DNA leads to breakthrough in grisly French cold case

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 - 02:50 GMT

Police investigating a three-decade-old murder that mystified France said they had finally identified a four-year-old girl whose mutilated body was found.

Security breach at MyHeritage website leaks details of over 92 mln users

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 - 11:31 GMT

A security breach at family networking and genealogy website MyHeritage leaked the data of over 92 million users.

Sudan unearths bones from pyramid for DNA testing

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Archaeologists in Sudan have reopened an ancient pyramid and extracted bones and artefacts, in order to carry out further examination including DNA tests.

Alaskan 'sunrise' girl sheds light on how humans populated Americas

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 10:33 GMT

Scientists said on Wednesday a study of six-week-old baby's genome indicated there was just a single wave of migration into the Americas across a land bridge

Here’s why Japan is the go-to destination for a laid-back holiday. See pics

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 12:20 GMT

Visitors readying to flock to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics can expect a dizzying array of services in Japan where quirky.

Japan: the land of a thousand conveniences

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 08:42 GMT

passengers can admire the scenery and a convenience store on every corner: welcome to Japan, where hospitality and customer service form part of the country's DNA.

Remains of 9/11 victim identified 16 years on

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 - 09:41 GMT

The remains of a man killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11 have been identified nearly 16 years after the terror attacks, medical examiners said Monday.

DNA profile may be included on Egyptian national IDs: MP

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 - 03:09 GMT

A bill that would obligation Egyptians’ DNA profiled to be included on their national ID cards is being considered by the House of Representatives as an attempt to reduce kidnapping and trafficking of children.