Indraneel Mukherjee

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Was oldest gospel really found in a mummy mask?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Media outlets have been abuzz this week with the news that the oldest fragment of a New Testament gospel -- and thus the earliest witness of Jesus' life and ministry -- had been discovered hidden inside an Egyptian mummy mask and was going to be published.<p>The announcement of the papyrus' …

Archaeology

109-year-old woman reveals amazing theory on the secret to a long life

Eating porridge and a little exercise may aid a long life, but there are also a few things you might want to avoid …<p>The oldest woman in Scotland has revealed a surprising theory on the secret to a long and healthy life: lots of porridge and staying away from men.<p>Jessie Gallan celebrated her 109th …

Aberdeenshire

Wormhole to another galaxy may exist in Milky Way

A space-time tunnel could exist in the middle of the Milky Way and we could travel through it, say scientists<p>A giant doorway to another galaxy may exist at the centre of the Milky Way, a study suggests.<p>Scientists believe that dark matter at the centre of our galaxy could sustain a wormhole that we …

'Three suns' appear over Mongolia in rare celestial phenomenon – video

Three suns appear in the horizon over Mongolia, in an a rare celestial illusion. The middle sun is the actual star which appears daily in the sky, while the other two are smaller reflections. The phenomenon occurs in extremely cold temperatures when the sun's light reflects off snow crystals in the …

Mongolia

X-Rays Open Secrets Of Ancient Scrolls

Researchers in Europe have managed to read from an ancient scroll buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. The feat is all the more remarkable because the scroll was never opened.<p>The Vesuvius eruption famously destroyed Pompeii. But it also devastated the nearby town of Herculaneum. A villa …

Archaeology

Here's what happens when you put a camera on a person-sized squid

Scientists saw new color displays for the first time<p>The Humboldt squid uses pigment sacs on its skin to "flash" and to "flicker," both previously unknown behaviors, according to a study published today in the <i>Journal of Experimental Biology</i>. These displays were caught on cameras mounted on top of …

Zoology