Tag Archives: DNA

Ken’s Korner: Francis Crick lots bring $8 million+

Ken’s Korner: Francis Crick lots bring $8 million+

Ken’s Korner: Francis Crick lots bring $8 million+ News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall Remember Watson and Crick from high school science class? They were the two guys who (along with Dr. Maurice Wilkins) discovered the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in […]

Ken’s Korner: That’s Louis XVI’s blood in that hollowed-out gourd!

Ken’s Korner: That’s Louis XVI’s blood in that hollowed-out gourd!

Ken’s Korner: That’s Louis XVI’s blood in that hollowed-out gourd! News and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting By Ken Hall Scientists say a dried, hollowed-out squash that had been kept by an Italian family as a souvenir contains a handkerchief that was dipped in the blood of King Louis XVI at his […]

Ken's Korner: Tests are planned for Joan of Arc’s remains

Ken’s Korner: Tests are planned for Joan of Arc’s remains – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2006 A team of French scientists will analyze what are thought to be the remains of Joan of Arc, the 15th-century French heroine who was burned at the stake at age 19 for alleged heresy by […]