World / Offbeat Feb 16, 2019

Yeast from beer in 1886 shipwreck may yield new brew

Beer from a 133-year-old shipwreck may yield yeast for a new brew in upstate New York. Biotechnology students at the State University of New York at Cobleskill uncorked a bottle from the shipwrecked SS Oregon on Thursday. Serious Brewing Company of Howes Cave plans to ...

Narcissus fresco discovered in Pompeii atrium

World / Science & Health Feb 15, 2019

Narcissus fresco discovered in Pompeii atrium

Archaeologists have discovered a fresco in an ancient Pompeii residence that portrays the mythological hunter Narcissus, who fell in love with his own reflection. The discovery, announced Thursday, is in the atrium of a house where a fresco was found late last year depicting a ...