Daily Archives: March 23, 2011

Defence Ministry calls for support on DNA Banking Project


Vanguard Nigeria
Abuja – The Ministry of Defence has appealed to military officers to support the Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) banking project aimed at acquiring information on dead service personnel.

What’s that on the face of King Tut’s grandma?

MSNBC
King Tut’s grandmother, the powerful and beautiful Queen Tiye, might have had an unattractive flat wart on her forehead, according to a mummy expert.

Inquiry into forensic laboratory closure

BBC News
An inquiry is under way into the closure of the government-owned Forensic Science Service (FSS).

Quake-ravaged Japan digs mass graves

MSNBC
UNOSUMAI, Japan — The towering waves that splintered thousands of Japanese homes and lives has forced the country to rethink one of its most sacred Buddhist practices: how it treats the dead.