But Whose Head Is It?

A mummified head found in the Royal Basilica of Saint-Denis in Paris once thought to belong to King Henri IV of France recently was determined to not match other Bourbon line descendants, and Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky reports that a few of the co-authors of the original British Medical Journal paper linking the head to King Henri now want to retract the

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The president of France's National Research Agency has resigned, according to Nature News.

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