World Topics

Prehistoric smashed bones point to early massacre in Europe

Aug 19, 2015

Prehistoric smashed bones point to early massacre in Europe

Scientists have found rare evidence of a prehistoric massacre in Europe after discovering a 7,000-year-old mass grave with skeletal remains of some of the continent’s first farmers. The bones bear terrible wounds. Archaeologists who painstakingly examined the bones of some 26 men, women and ...

Aug 18, 2015

Quadruplets born to German woman, 65, to leave hospital

Highly premature quadruplets born to a 65-year-old German woman three months ago are doing well and will leave the hospital in a few days, media reported Monday. German commercial television station RTL presented what it called the first footage of Neeta, Dries, Bence and ...

Aug 15, 2015

Universe headed for an 'eternal doze' as energy slowly fades

The universe is experiencing a slow death, like a person resting on the sofa awaiting eternal sleep, according to astronomers from a project that measured the energy generated by 200,000 galaxies. The international team carried out the most precise measurements of energy generation in ...

Research on brain disorders leads to superclever mice

Aug 15, 2015

Research on brain disorders leads to superclever mice

Scientists have genetically modified mice to be super intelligent and found they are also less anxious, a discovery that may help in the search for treatments for disorders such as Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Researchers from Britain and Canada found ...