Study of Ancient Tablet Leads to Revision of Trigonometry’s History

August 25, 2017

Plimpton 322 was discovered in southern Iraq by the early 1900s by archaeologist, diplomat and antique dealer Edgar Banks, who was the inspiration for the character of Indiana Jones. “The tablet not only contains the world’s oldest trigonometric table”, he said, “it is also the only completely accurate trigonometric table, because of the very different Babylonian approach to arithmetic and geometry“. Jimmie Castillo


British American Tobacco plc 36.6% Potential Upside Indicated by Jefferies International

August 24, 2017

British American Tobacco (BTI) declined 0.91% throughout intraday market trading on early Friday, topping $60.88. the firms shares had a trading volume of 4,679,640 Stocks. the share has a company valuation of $113.12 B and a price to earnings ratio of 20.60. the firms 50 day SMA is $66.08 and its 200 SMA is $70.09. NetEase had 29 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company has…


Researchers inch closer to peanut allergy ‘cure’

August 20, 2017

The research, published Wednesday in medical journal The Lancet, found that four years on, about 70 per cent could still eat peanuts without an adverse reaction. Australia’s ABC reports that in a new study, 82 percent of participants saw their peanut allergies cured within the first 18 months of treatment. Jimmie Castillo