13th century cockatoo images spark Australia-Europe trade re-think

Drawings of an Australasian cockatoo discovered on the pages of a 13th century European manuscript suggest trade Down Under was flourishing as far back as medieval times, researchers said Tuesday.

Four images of the white cockatoo feature in the Holy…

Discarded napkin helps US police crack 32-year-old murder mystery

The mystery of the sexual assault and murder of a US teenager in Washington state has been resolved 32 years after the crime thanks to a discarded napkin, DNA tests and genetic genealogy.

Gary Hartman, 66, has been arrested and is scheduled to appear…