Articles and researches

January 7, 2020

DNA found in 5,700-year-old chewing gum helps recreate image of Stone Age woman | MNN

Artistic reconstruction of the person behind the ancient gum, whom researchers have dubbed Lola. (Photo: Tom Björklund) Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have extracted a […]
January 7, 2020

Homeless find refuge in a retrofitted bus | MNN

There’s an innovative way for homeless people to find warmth in Toronto this winter. A repurposed coach bus is on the streets, offering shelter, food and […]
January 6, 2020

World’s oldest married couple celebrate their 80th wedding anniversary | MNN

John and Charlotte Henderson have a combined age of over 212 years. (Photo: Longhorn Village Senior Living) John and Charlotte Henderson were named the world’s oldest […]
January 6, 2020

NASA image reveals ‘cosmic candy cane’ at the center of the Milky Way | MNN

Here’s a holiday card from 27,000 light-years away, offering a little yuletide cheer and astronomical intrigue from the mysterious central zone of the Milky Way. The […]
January 6, 2020

Have researchers solved Newton’s three-body problem? | MNN

If you thought that Issac Newton made physics simple, think again. The laws of motion might themselves be simple equations, but the actual motions of objects […]
January 6, 2020

World’s oldest fossil forest discovered in New York | MNN

When researchers were exploring an abandoned quarry in Cairo in the Catskills region of New York, they came across an elaborate fossilized root system on the […]
January 6, 2020

White Island volcano erupts in New Zealand | MNN

New Zealand’s White Island volcano erupted Dec. 9, sending a plume of ash about 12,000 feet (3,657 meters) into the sky. There were 47 people on […]
January 6, 2020

What is African black soap? | MNN

On the same day I received an assignment to write about African black soap, I serendipitously received a sample in the mail in a cache of […]