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Tomb Painting Of Egyptian Priest, Perseneb, Discovered Near Great Pyramid Of Giza

The tomb of Perseneb, a man described by inscriptions as a "priest" and a "steward," was first excavated in 1996, but it wasn't until 2012 that scientists noticed a painting preserved on a wall in the central room, reports Live Science.<p>The surprise discovery was all the more remarkable because the …

Why Are Scientists Building an "Ocean" in the Middle of a Desert?

They hope the scaled-down version of the Gulf of California will open doors to exciting new science and outreach opportunities.<p>If you build it, scientists and the public will come. That's the hope researchers are holding on to as they work to revive a defunct artificial ocean in the middle of the …

7 Natural Remedies for Mosquito Bites to Instantly Relieve the Itch

I’m always a mosquito magnet during the summer! Not only do they always come after me more than anyone else when I’m out, but I also get what’s …

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Germany is most energy efficient major economy, study finds

Germany is the world's most energy efficient country with strong codes on buildings while China is quickly stepping up its own efforts, an environmental group said Thursday.<p>The study of 16 major economies by the Washington-based American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy ranked Mexico last …

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DR Congo: Gorillas, guerrillas and oil | Africa

"Ndakasi, she likes to play so much," says Andre Bauma as he watches the orphan tumble around gleefully with some of the other staff at the Senkwekwe Centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). The five-year-old twirls around on a swing and claps her hands.<p>As Bauma leaves the building, …