- EU Will Enact Environmental Crime Law- And Target Corporate Executives
They said last week they would make environmental crime a part of European law and they may have done it. The European Commission draft still needs approval from the European Parliament and governments of the 27 member countries- since the majority of the ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 11 2007 - 1:10am
- Viral Phylogenetics Can't Prove Transmission Of HIV
Virological evidence cannot prove transmission in HIV criminal cases, warn experts in this week’s BMJ. Viral phylogenetics provides a way of assessing the relations between viruses from different people. It allows us to estimate the probability that viruse ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 6 2007 - 8:45pm
- 'Tightrope Of Terror' For Protestants- Fundamentalism Traced To 16th Century England
The English Reformation spurred a fundamentalist approach to Bible reading, according to new research by a Harvard professor. “Evangelical reading habits after 1525 were disciplinary, punishing and even demeaning,” says James Simpson, Donald P. and Katheri ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 8 2007 - 10:52am
- Murder Mystery: Napoleon Was Not Poisoned, Says Study
Arsenic poisoning did not kill Napoleon in Saint Helena, as affirmed by a new meticulous examination performed at the laboratories of the Italian National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) in Milano-Bicocca and Pavia, together with the University of Mila ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 12 2008 - 12:46am
- Hieronymus Fracastorius
Girolamo Fracastoro (also known as Hieronymus Fracastorius), was born in 1478 in Verona, at that time still part of the Republic of Venice, to a noble family. He studied at Padua University, where he graduated in 1502. At the same University, he was assign ...
Article - Camillo Di Cicco - Mar 6 2010 - 1:20pm
- 'Smart Money' Hypothesis- Investors Will Find The Best Funds
A new study published in The Journal of Finance explores the economic significance of “smart money” in the U.S. and U.K. mutual fund marketplaces. The “Smart Money” hypothesis states that investor money is “smart” enough to flow to funds that will outperfo ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 6 2008 - 4:58pm
- The Value Of Journalism In Learning History
American history is referenced in news features, profiles and analysis pieces, giving meaning to current events, discoveries and individuals. A University of Missouri researcher recently completed a study on the use of historical references by journalists ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 7 2008 - 4:31pm
- Medieval Medicine
Medieval medicine gave great importance to the planets as influences in disease. The influence of the stars began at birth and influenced complexion. The continuous flow of celestial forces could change the course of disease. The position of the planets wa ...
Article - Camillo Di Cicco - Dec 7 2012 - 7:53am
- The Medicine Of The Templars
At Paris, 18 March of 1314, on the island of the Seine in front of the Garden real, Jacques de Molay, the last Great Master of the Templars, and Geoffroy de Charny, preceptor of Normandy, were burned as heretics. Thus finishes the history of the Knights of ...
Article - Camillo Di Cicco - Mar 31 2010 - 8:36am
- Trepanation: The Legacy Of Ancient Brain Surgery
If you read the medical news lately you may have seen a headline title Skeleton May Show Ancient Brain Surgery. This article was about an 1800 year old skeleton found in Veria, Greece. The skeleton was of a woman of about 25 years of age that suffered sev ...
Article - Jim Myres - Mar 15 2008 - 8:16pm