The horse is the seventh species to be cloned. Prometea born in May 28, 2003, a Haflinger foal, is the first cloned horse and the first to be born from and carried by its cloning mother. Her birth was announced publicly on August 6, 2003. Continue Reading


The project was an attempt in the early 1960s to drill through the Earth’s crust to obtain samples of the Mohorovičić discontinuity, or Moho, the boundary between the Earth’s crust and mantle. Mohole was to provide an Earth Science complement to the high-profile Space Race. Continue Reading

Italian physician and a director at the University of Bologna. She was the first female doctorate in medicine. Dalle Donne was born in 1778, to a peasant family at Roncastaldo, a village outside Bologna. In 1800, Dalle Donne published three scientific papers. The first, on Continue Reading

One of the oldest French learned societies, founded in 1821 and recognized as a public utility since 1827 and the oldest geographic society in the world. The Geographical Society was founded at a meeting on 15 December 1821 in the Paris Hôtel de Ville. Among Continue Reading