The story of that famous female physician from ancient Egypt is actually wrong

Merit Ptah. In recent decades, the name of this ancient Egyptian doctor, said to have lived nearly 5,000 years ago, has become a figurehead of women in science, technology, maths, and engineering (STEM).

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UN Report: Last 10 Years Likely the Hottest Decade on Record

The United Nations weather agency says the past 10 years were likely the hottest decade since scientists began keeping records. In a new report, the World Meteorological Organization, or WMO, blames the rising temperatures mainly on greenhouse gases produced by human activities.

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Ancient Painting Suggests Societal Equality in Teotihuacan

The remains of artwork found at what was once the largest city in the Americas has added to evidence that even commoners who lived there enjoyed the finer things in life. Each year, millions of travelers visit the huge pyramids and other structures that made up the city of Teotihuacan,

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Exercise advice on food labels could help reduce obesity, researchers say

(CNN) Food labels detailing how much exercise is needed to burn off a product’s caloriecontent could help to combat obesity, according to UK researchers.Physical activity calorie equivalent (PACE) labels could improve on labels that identify only calories and nutrient content, according to a new scientific review.

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Researchers Say Indonesian Cave Art is Earliest Known Record of ‘Storytelling’

A cave painting found on an Indonesian island appears to be the earliest known record of storytelling through pictures. A team of Indonesian and Australian researchers say the work dates back nearly 44,000 years. That is several thousand years older than European

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