Geoff Wade, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Singapore's Asia Research Institute, echoed her sentiment. "The map is an 18th-century copy of a European map, as evidenced by the two hemispheres depicted, the continents shown and the non-maritime detailed [sic] depicted," he wrote recently to a group of maritime scholars. … [Read more...] about Map Fuels Debate: Did Chinese Sail to New World First?
But because it's impossible to avoid environmental stressors, people should try to limit their physical and mental exposure so stress-induced genes can return to their normal states as soon as possible, said Beverly Emerson, a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California, who was not involved with the study. … [Read more...] about Cells Get Stressed, Too
Forever loveAn inscription found in the tomb says that Zhao Xin and his wife Princess Neé Liu were buried together in the tomb on Mar. 18, 564 A.D. The couple are seen here, still together after 1,500 years. … [Read more...] about In Photos: Ancient Tomb of Couple Found in China
"The grave goods in this tomb are comprised of a total of 105 items, mostly pottery figurines," the archaeologists wrote. The figurines, whose colors are preserved, include representations of warriors, camels, oxcarts and drummers, with the tallest standing at about 22 inches (56 centimeters). [See Photos of the Ancient Tomb and Figurines] … [Read more...] about Ancient Tomb of Chinese General and Princess Filled with Figurines