Monthly Archive:: May 2017

The first genome data from ancient Egyptian mummies is in

Modern Egyptians have more DNA from sub-Saharan Africa than mummies entombed in their country, according to the first genome data on mummies. The findings are helping researchers gauge the impact of history on Egyptians’ genetics. The international team of researchers analyzed DNA from 151 mummies from the archaeological site of Abusir el-Meleq. The site is

Exxon Mobil Shareholders Demand Accounting of Climate Change Policy Risks

Investors and groups concerned about climate change submitted similar proposals in the last few years, but Exxon resisted. Continue reading the main story Increasingly, though, Wall Street and large investors, including fund managers like BlackRock and Vanguard, two of Exxon’s largest investors, have signaled concerns about the risks to companies whose assets were based in