Scientists have used modern technology to recreate the voice of an Egyptian mummy who's been dead for 3,000 years. During his lifetime, the mummy was a priest whose job was to sing and chant.
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When you visit the doctor, the doctor usually checks to see if your temperature is "normal". Now, new research suggests that the "normal" temperature of humans has been dropping over the last 200 years.
Last Wednesday, Virginia became the 38th state to approve the Equal Rights Amendment. This approval raises the possibility that a rule protecting the rights of men and women equally will become part of US law.
In today's news roundup, NATO holds a tense meeting marking its 70th year, protests in Colombia continue, and group that formed to protect apostrophes has given up.
Scientists are puzzled by the body of an 18,000-year-old puppy that was found frozen in the ground in Siberia. In spite of careful testing, scientists still can't tell if the animal is a dog or a wolf.
How does a curious scientist who likes to bake entertain himself? Well, if it's Seamus Blackley, he tries to get some ancient Egyptian yeast, so he can bake a loaf of bread.
This Saturday marks 50 years since NASA's Apollo 11 landed on the moon and Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon. The event changed the way we think about space.
The Bank of England says it will honor Alan Turing on a new 50-pound banknote. Mr. Turing, a math genius and secret hero of World War II, was mistreated by England near the end of his life.
If you have an iPod or a phone that plays music, the Sony Walkman may look like ancient history. But when it came out forty years ago, it completely changed how people listened to music.
Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since the Chinese government ordered its army to attack thousands of peaceful student protesters in Beijing, killing many of them. China has spent 30 years hiding this event from its people.