Archaeologists prepare to open huge granite sarcophagus in Egypt

Archaeologists prepare to open huge granite sarcophagus in Egypt

Untouched for millennia, tomb was found during construction work in Alexandria Archaeologists are preparing to open a large black granite sarcophagus unearthed in the Egyptian port city of Alexander the Great in 323BC. We are hoping this tomb may belong to one of the...
Preparing for the Asteroid Apocalypse

Preparing for the Asteroid Apocalypse

Among Earth’s natural disasters—hurricanes, floods, earthquakes—the one humans probably ponder least is asteroids, huge objects zipping through our solar system at ludicrous speeds. Federal officials call an asteroid or comet collision “low probability but high...
A Cancer Cure Video Skewered Bad Scienceand Went Viral Itself

A Cancer Cure Video Skewered Bad Scienceand Went Viral Itself

You’ve seen this type of video in your News Feed countless hours: generically snappy music, chunky-letter captions, and claims of a breakthrough medical uncovering that, if you rile to watch closely, audio just a bit off. The latest entrant in the genre, though, comes...
What an Amazon Pharmacy Could Solve, and What It Wont

What an Amazon Pharmacy Could Solve, and What It Wont

If Amazon’s move to disrupt health care is going to make Americans any healthier, the improvement is most likely to take place in the business of getting prescription drugs to patients more reliably. For one thing, there’s plenty of room for improvement. Failure to...