Tagged: Egyptian

Holy bin chickens: ancient Egyptians tamed wild ibis for sacrifice - Guest Work

Guest Author Nov 14, 2019

Sally Wasef, Griffith University and David Lambert, Griffith University These days, not many Aussies consider the ibis a particularly admirable creature. But these birds, now colloquially referred to as “bin chickens” due to their notorious scavenging antics, have a grandiose and important place in history – ancient Egyptian history, to be precise. Using DNA from ibis mummies buried around … Read More

Egyptian Army Claims Cure for HIV and Hepatitis C - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jun 30, 2014

Apparently the Egyptian army has developed a new cure for hepatitis C and HIV, described in the following video. The claims about this device contain many of the trappings of pseudoscience – a secretly developed device using “electromagnetic waves”, a conspiracy to suppress the invention, however, the obvious giveaway in this story is the inclusion of a device “invented” … Read More