Balkan Cemetery Studies Reveal High Prehistoric Mortality Rate

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Picture shows detail from tomb 14 with a necklace of bronze pendants (8th-7th century BC), undated. The discovery has been made at the Kopilo site in Bosnia and Herzegovina. (ÖAW- ÖAI, M. Gavranovic/Newsflash)

A necropolis found in Bosnia and Herzegovina has revealed a high mortality rate in the prehistoric period after archaeologists discovered 46 graves and 53 individuals from the Bronze and Iron…

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Poor Women Get Heart Attacks Earlier Than Wealthy, Says Study

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The main building of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna where researchers have revealed that poor people suffer heart attack earlier than rich people. (OAW/Newsflash)

Poor women suffer heart attacks almost six years earlier than rich women, a new study has revealed. Scientists behind the research say women on low incomes lack the health choices…

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Six-Million-Year-Old Owl Fossil Found Had Its Lunch In Its Stomach

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Reconstruction of the extinct owl Miosurnia diurna perched in a tree with its last meal of a small rodent, overlooking extinct three-toed horses and rhinos with the rising Tibetan Plateau on the horizon. (IVPP, Zheng Qiuyang/AsiaWire)

Scientists are expecting to make major advances in discovering how owls evolved after this remarkably well-preserved skeleton of an extinct species that lived more than 6 million years ago was…

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Archaeologists Discover Well Preserved Storage Silos In Ancient Egyptian Town

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Granaries of the First Intermediate Period (between 2180 and 2050 BC) in the ancient Egyptian city of Kom Ombo. (OAW, Niki Gail/Newsflash)

Austrian archaeologists have discovered a 4,000-year-old administrative centre with over 30 storage facilities that ancient Egyptians used to stock grain. The team of researchers from the Cairo branch of the…

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Boffins Unearth Extremely Rare 100,000 Year Old Giant Panda Fossil In Chinese Cave

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Over 100,000 year old giant panda fossil has been discovered in Shuanghe Cave, Zunyi, China. (Guizhou Mountain Resources Research Institute/AsiaWire)

Boffins in China have unearthed an extremely rare giant panda fossil dating back over 100,000 years. Researchers from the Guizhou Institute of Mountain Resources of the Guizhou Academy of Sciences…

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Easternmost Roman Aqueduct Unearthed By Experts In Armenia

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The excavation trench shows a pillar of the unfinished aqueduct. (Artaxata project/Newsflash)

Archaeologists have unearthed what they claim to be the easternmost aqueduct ever built by the Roman Empire. Researchers from the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia and…

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US Ballerina Slams Bolshoi Racists Over Black Face Snap

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American ballerina accused the Bolshoi Theater of racism

African American ballerina Misty Copeland has blasted her Russian counterparts at the famous Bolshoi Ballet Academy for ‘black-facing’ during a rehearsal. The beautiful 37-year-old dancer from Kansas City, who became…

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