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In New York lab, centuries-old corals hold clues to climate shifts

In New York lab, centuries-old corals hold clues to climate shifts 0

🕔14:12, 14.Dec 2019

Some 20 miles north of New York City, a team of scientists is searching for clues about how the environment is changing by studying organisms not usually found in the woods around here: corals.In the labs of the Lamont-Doherty Earth

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World’s ‘oldest artwork’ uncovered in Indonesian cave: Study

World’s ‘oldest artwork’ uncovered in Indonesian cave: Study 0

🕔14:31, 13.Dec 2019

An Indonesian cave painting depicting a prehistoric hunting scene could be the world’s oldest figurative artwork dating back nearly 44,000 years, pointing to an advanced artistic culture, according to new research. Discovered two years ago on Indonesia’s island of Sulawesi,

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Traditional Thai massage gains Unesco heritage status

Traditional Thai massage gains Unesco heritage status 0

🕔14:28, 13.Dec 2019

The body-folding, sharp-elbowed techniques of Thai massage have been added to Unesco’s prestigious heritage list. Originating in India and practised in Thailand for centuries, the massage was popularised when a special school opened in the 1960s to train massage therapists

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From space, Italian astronaut urges U.N. summit to save ‘beautiful’ Earth

From space, Italian astronaut urges U.N. summit to save ‘beautiful’ Earth 0

🕔14:47, 12.Dec 2019

Awed by the blue-green hues swirling across the marble-like surface of the Earth below, an Italian astronaut made an emotional appeal from space on Wednesday for world leaders to pull their “heads out of the sand” over climate change. Speaking

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Argentine scientists discover new dinosaur species

Argentine scientists discover new dinosaur species 0

🕔14:45, 12.Dec 2019

Argentine palaeontologists have discovered the remains of new herbivorous species of dinosaur that inhabited the country’s southern El Calafate area some 70 million years. The Nullotitan Glaciaris measured 25 meters  in length, was four-legged and had a long neck. While

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed awarded Nobel Peace Prize 0

🕔13:20, 11.Dec 2019

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was presented with the Nobel Peace Prize after winning the accolade in October for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea. In a speech delivered at Oslo City Hall before dignitaries including Norway’s King Harald V, Abiy

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Berlin’s twin panda newborns receive names

Berlin’s twin panda newborns receive names 0

🕔12:24, 10.Dec 2019

The twin panda cubs born at Zoo Berlin, the first to be born in the city, got names 100 days after their births on Monday. The two cubs were presented to the press and their names were announced. The twins

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Hundreds of skiing Santas bring holiday cheer to Maine

Hundreds of skiing Santas bring holiday cheer to Maine 0

🕔13:35, 9.Dec 2019

If Santa’s sleigh experiences any mechanical difficulties on Christmas Eve, he might solicit help from dozens of festive skiiers in the U.S. state of Maine to help deliver toys to all the girls and boys expecting presents on Christmas day.

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The eco-friendly flat wine bottle that fits through your letterbox

The eco-friendly flat wine bottle that fits through your letterbox 0

🕔13:09, 8.Dec 2019

London-based company Garçon Wines has re-designed the wine bottle to be more environmentally friendly, lower in transport costs and able to fit through your letterbox. Garçon has taken the traditional bottle shape and squashed it, meaning it’s still able to

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McDonald’s and Ford turn coffee waste into car parts

McDonald’s and Ford turn coffee waste into car parts 0

🕔13:07, 8.Dec 2019

Ford and McDonald’s said they are working together to create auto parts, such as headlamp housing, from coffee. The recipe includes mixing coffee chaff the dried skin on the bean that comes off during the roasting process with plastic. Coffee

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