Father of humankind is 340,000 years old

DNA evidence has revealed that the oldest known common male ancestor is 340,000 years old, more than twice as old as previous estimates. New Scientist reports that the sample comes from a recently deceased man named Albert Perry. After the African-American South Carolina man died, one of his relatives submitted a sample of his DNA … [Read the full story]

Fabrice Muamba collapses in FA Cup match

One of the worst scenes experienced at White Hart Lane…and yet, we experienced the best of responses. Medics and physios from both clubs sprinted to his aid. Players and staff  stood together…stunned, shaken, shocked. Prayers were uttered. And then it began. The Bolton fans started it, the Spurs  fans quickly joined in. Muamba’s name was … [Read the full story]

10 women arrested on suspicion of being lesbians

Ten women have been arrested in Cameroon on suspicion of being lesbians. They have been detained in Ambam, some 190 miles south of the capital of Yaounde, until they go on trial. Consensual same gender sex is considered criminal in the West African nation and punishable by a jail sentence from six months to five … [Read the full story]