Category: Europe

Trilobites: Hundreds of Reindeer Died by Lightning. Their Carcasses Became a Laboratory.

AdvertisementTrilobites“From death comes life,” said researchers who studied how decomposing bodies, with the help of scavengers, might alter plant diversity across a broad landscape.The carcasses of 300 reindeer on a…

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Footsteps: The Legacy De Gaulle Left in London

With its bland architecture and gray concrete pavement, little distinguishes Curzon Square from its surroundings in the heart of London’s Mayfair district. But it was here that Charles de Gaulle…

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5 Places: Five Places to Go in Nuuk, Greenland

Advertisement5 PlacesA newfound energy and multiple creative ventures have blossomed in the capital city, a choice destination to take in upscale Greenlandic cuisine, stylish fashion and contemporary art and design.Katuaq…

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A Litany of Grievances: How Turkish-American Relations Deteriorated

President Trump’s abrupt increase in tariffs on Turkey, aggravating an economic crisis in the country that spilled into global financial markets on Friday, appeared to be a response to Turkey’s…

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On the Runway: When Man Buns and Airlines Don’t Mix

AdvertisementAnother airport kerfuffle over dress codes has raised accusations of sexism, and questions of style.Aug. 10, 2018What is it with airlines and dress codes? They just can’t seem to get…

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Trilobites: Friendly Foxes’ Genes Offer Hints to How Dogs Became Domesticated

AdvertisementTrilobitesA long-running experiment provides clues to genes that influence friendliness to humans. “The domestic dog is selected for so many different things,” said one researcher conducting the experiment. The fox…

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