2,100-Year-Old Skeleton of Greek Woman Found Lying on Bronze ‘Mermaid Bed’

Archaeologists have unearthed the ancient burial of a woman lying on a bronze bed near the city of Kozani in northern Greece. It dates to the first century BCE. Depictions of mermaids decorate the posts of the bed. The bed also displays an image of a bird holding a snake in its mouth, a symbol … Read more

2,100-year-old burial of woman lying on bronze ‘mermaid bed’ unearthed in Greece

Archaeologists have unearthed the ancient burial of a woman lying on a bronze bed near the city of Kozani in northern Greece. It dates to the first century BC Depictions of mermaids decorate the posts of the bed. The bed also displays an image of a bird holding a snake in its mouth, a symbol … Read more

How do you get ready for bed in space? This astronaut video reveals all.

Even astronauts have bedtime routines. In a new video, European Space Agency astronaut Matthias Maurer shares what it’s like getting ready for bed while living in space aboard the International Space Station. And, as you can see in the video, without gravity, things get tricky pretty fast. Even brushing your teeth in space comes with … Read more

Does Your Cat Keep Waking You Up Stupidly Early? These Expert Tips Could Help

You’ve got an important meeting in the morning and your cat wakes you at 4 am. Why? And what can you do to stop this happening again? Although cats are evolved for night-time activity, during domestication they have adapted to human lifestyles. Domestic cats tend to be most active early in the morning and at … Read more

Mars Curiosity Rover Sees a Strong Carbon Signature in a Bed of Rocks – Could Indicate Biological Activity

Carbon is critical to life, as far as we know. So anytime we detect a strong carbon signature somewhere like March, it could indicate biological activity. Does a strong carbon signal in Martian rocks indicate biological processes of some type? Any strong carbon signal is intriguing when you’re hunting for life. It’s a common element … Read more