Scientists discover genetic trains that make some people more partial to napping 

Needing to ‘rest your eyes’ for a daytime snooze could be more than just exhaustion, according to a new study that found the need to nap may be in your DNA. Researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) worked with data from the UK Biobank, which included genetic and general information on 452,633 people including … Read more

Scientists discover evidence of melting snow on Mars flowing into gullies

How important is the presence of liquid water? It is now widely believed that Mars holds a reasonably large volume of water. However, the surface of the planet is so cold, this water exists only as ice. In order for life to exist on a planet, many scientists believe it is essential for the world … Read more

Inspired by the hit Netflix movie about Sutton Hoo? Then discover treasures found all over Britain 

Golden finds: The Sutton Hoo helmet The next time you explore our glorious countryside, keep an eye out for what may look like a discarded sweet wrapper. That’s exactly what Kevin Duckett thought he’d found in Northamptonshire in 2017. Instead, it turned out to be a solid gold figurine depicting King Henry VI, thought to … Read more

The Iron Age FADE: Archaeologists discover 1,900-year-old statue is sporting modern hair style

It’s a fashionable haircut favoured by the rich and famous. But it looks like the skin fade’s popularity could stretch as far back as the in the first century AD. Archaeologists discovered that a two inch high figure of a deity found on the Wimpole Estate, in Cambridgeshire, was sporting what appeared to be a … Read more

The Iron Age FADE: Archaeologists discover 1,900-year-old statue is sporting modern hair style

It’s a fashionable haircut favoured by the rich and famous. But it looks like the skin fade’s popularity could stretch as far back as the in the first century AD. Archaeologists discovered that a two inch high figure of a deity found on the Wimpole Estate, in Cambridgeshire, was sporting what appeared to be a … Read more

US scientists discover SEVEN homegrown variants

Scientists discover SEVEN worrying homegrown coronavirus variants with nearly identical mutations in the US Scientists have discovered seven coronavirus variants with nearly identical mutations to their spike proteins in the US  Two have gained ground in Louisiana and Mississippi, but the variants, known by their 677 mutations have been spotted in numerous states  Scientists aren’t … Read more

Archaeologists discover 5,000-year-old BREWERY in ancient Egyptian city of Abydos 

Archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old brewery that could produce thousands of litres of beer in the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos.  The site, in Egypt’s Sohag Governorate, likely dates back to around 3,100 BC, the tourism and antiquities ministry said in a statement on Saturday.  Dr Matthew Adams, one of the leaders of the Egyptian-American … Read more

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Discover vibrant Venice with TV’s Sherrie Hewson

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Discover vibrant Venice with TV’s Sherrie Hewson By Mail on Sunday Reporter Published: 22:01 GMT, 13 February 2021 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 13 February 2021 Romantic, beautiful and beguiling: even among the great Italian cities, Venice is a spectacular gem.  And there’s no better way to explore its unique … Read more

How to discover your hair type by putting a strand in a glass of water and seeing if it floats

A woman has revealed how to discover the best product for your hair type, by testing a strand of your hair in a glass of water to see if it floats. Chloe Amore Beatty, 21, from North Carolina, has become a social media sensation for revealing her hacks for natural hair care and showing  how … Read more

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Discover the flavours of the Rhone with Michel Roux Jr 

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Discover the flavours of the glorious Rhone with Michel Roux Jr By Mail on Sunday Reporter Published: 22:01 GMT, 6 February 2021 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 6 February 2021 If you long for a trip combining relaxation and luxury, there is no finer way to experience it than on … Read more