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Egypt unearths tomb of ancient high priest

The tomb belongs to "Wahtye", a high priest who served during the fifth dynasty reign of King Neferirkare.

Saga of early humans etched in DNA of mixed-species child

Denny was an inter-species love child.

A ‘missing link’ sheds light on mystery of turtle evolution

Relatively few fossils of early turtles have been found, leaving it a mystery how the creature developed its unique features, and even which ancestors they evolved from.

Rare teeth from ancient mega-shark found on Australia beach

Philip Mullaly was strolling along an area known as a fossil hotspot at Jan Juc, on the country’s famous Great Ocean Road some 100km from Melbourne, when he made the find.

Sleeping over 8 hours a night may be harmful for health

More than eight hours of shut-eye is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death, compared to sleeping less than seven hours.

Cast from the past: World’s oldest fishing net sinkers found in...

Carbon dating procedures on the fourteen limestone sinkers, unearthed in the eastern county of Jeongseon in June, have pushed back "the history of fishing by nets by some 19,000 years"

First lake of liquid water is discovered on Mars

A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising the possibility that more water -- and maybe even life -- exists there, international astronomers said Wednesday.

Neanderthal man knew how to make a fire, study finds

The Neanderthal men knew how to make a fire by striking stone to create sparks, researchers said yesterday after analysing several tools found at sites in France dating from 50,000 years ago.

Massive diamond cache detected beneath Earth’s surface

There’s a load of bling buried in the Earth.

Bahrain makes largest oil discovery in its history

The oilfield was discovered in the Khaleej al-Bahrain.

Bahrain discovers largest oilfield in decades

The new light shale oil and gas resource is expected to contain many times the amount of oil produced by Bahrain's only existing oilfield, as well as large amounts of gas.

Najib: Zaid has no legal standing to obtain details of my...

The prime minister, in applying to revoke the former law minister's discovery application, says banking laws prevent Zaid from getting the details.

Ex-MP fails again to get documents in AirAsia defamation suit

Court of Appeal says the appeal lacks merit for appellate intervention, and orders Wee Choo Keong to pay RM5,000 in costs to AirAsia.

Selangor wants EC to reveal details of delineation exercise

The state also wants EC chairman Mohd Hashim Abdullah to testify about an affidavit he affirmed in response to its judicial review application.

Michelle Yeoh to have role in new Star Trek TV series

The new Star Trek series will be called Discovery and will begin airing in May 2017