Is there an architectural example of Sicilian modesty?

Is there an architectural example of Sicilian modesty?

There aren’t many original ideas to pop out of the Sicilian city of Palermo: At the same time the Vatican was being engulfed in an earthquake, dozens of nearby rock stars were celebrating a…

How DNA works to trace people's ancestry

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How DNA works to trace people’s ancestry

Written by Sabrina Thompson, CNN Paris The DNA of Roma people has long been misunderstood by scientists, they say. While previous findings suggested that people of Roma descent were of Ashkenazi Jewish origin, according…

NASA wants to stop an asteroid from crashing into Earth

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NASA wants to stop an asteroid from crashing into Earth

Editor’s Note — Scientists used the images and data from the craft to create a 3D map of the asteroid’s orbit. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/2KpXmH8. (CNN) – NASA’s Deep Space Network radio telescope…

Why coups are still possible in Africa

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Why coups are still possible in Africa

A fierce debate is raging in Egypt about the relative merits of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s current takeover of the country. Critics of the system of collective executive responsibility, or non-democratic dynamics, point to…

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Sarah Jones & Bridget Joyce

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MEET THE CANDIDATES: Sarah Jones & Bridget Joyce

YOUTH I started off my career teaching maths to undergraduates at Middlesex University, but I had to find a way to supplement my income. I made a fortune from selling computer software when I…

German coalition talks to continue as talks progress

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German coalition talks to continue as talks progress

BERLIN – German politicians from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Social Democrats (SPD) are expected to present a workable coalition deal on Thursday that will end five months of political…