An archivist in France wanted to participate in the effort to preserve the memorials left for victims of the Paris attacks not only as a professional but because she sees it as "fundamentally important for the history of Paris, as a citizen.”
The ISIS attacks on France and Belgium exposed weaknesses in Europe’s approach to borders and information sharing that counterterror officials had warned about for years. The vulnerabilities remain largely unaddressed.
Scientists have discovered cave art in Spain that dates back at least 40,000 years - around the time, or even before, modern humans arrived in Europe. The researchers suspect the ancient artists may have been our more primitive cousins, the Neanderthals.
If this vision turns real, lugworm blood may also allow donor organs to live longer outside the bodies, potentially helping thousands of recipients each year. And, one day, freeze-dried lugworm blood could be a crucial backup for standard blood supplies — a boon in combat zones or disasters.