After reading "1421," Liu Gang, a Chinese lawyer, realized the potential significance of a map he'd purchased for his private collection. Dated 1418 and clearly depicting the outlines of both North and South America, the map could be used to support Menzies' theory if it proves legitimate. … [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
At his final post, Zhao Xin served as the general of a garrison of soldiers at a place called Huangniu Town and led the garrison to victory in battle. "A thousand men lost their souls; he disposed of the Yi barbarians and exterminated the enemy, and the public flocked to him," the translated inscription says. … [Read more...] about Ancient Tomb of Chinese General and Princess Filled with Figurines