The Same Melanin in Our Skin Helps Extremophiles Thrive in Radiation, Chernobyl fungi

The Same Melanin in Our Skin Helps Extremophile Fungus Thrive in Radiation

A dark fungus containing melanin thrives in highly radioactive environments like Chernobyl, eating radiation for energy. Continue reading The Same Melanin in Our Skin Helps Extremophile Fungus Thrive in Radiation

Mummification with incense, Egyptian embalming, Saqqara. Image from Temple of Osiris at Abydos. Seti offering Horus incense

Egyptian Mummification Ingredients Suggest Advanced Scientific and Spiritual Knowledge

Ingredients at an ancient mummification workshop came from afar, suggesting advanced scientific knowledge, while a new exhibit suggests a complex spiritual purpose. Continue reading Egyptian Mummification Ingredients Suggest Advanced Scientific and Spiritual Knowledge