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October 20, 2017
by Shams
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Little known Croatia’s first female leader visits Russia

Since 2015 Croatia has its first female leadership – Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović. Although internationally not so well known like the German Chancellor Angela Merkel or the British Prime Minister Theresa May because of the Balkan state’s geographic position and less military … Continue reading

February 8, 2014
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Neanderthal lineages excavated from modern human genomes

A substantial fraction of the Neanderthal genome persists in modern human populations. A new approach applied to analyzing whole-genome sequencing data from 665 people from Europe and East Asia shows that more than 20 percent of the Neanderthal genome survives … Continue reading

January 30, 2012
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Will the Next Bill Gates Please Step Up: Young Entrepreneurs Meet Microsoft’s Founder

*Students from around the world talked with Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and Executive Vice President Brad Smith on Friday about removing obstacles that keep young people from starting their own businesses and nonprofits.* Davos, Switzerland — Jan. 30, 2012 — … Continue reading

April 9, 2011
by Pravda
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Gypsies: The Mystical Tribe

The International Roma, (Gypsy) Day was founded at the first World Gypsy Congress, which took place in London on April 8, 1971. The congress gathered representatives from 30 countries. The national symbols of the gypsies – the flag and the … Continue reading

December 29, 2010
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Genome of Extinct Siberian Cave-dweller Linked to Modern-day Humans

*Sequencing of ancient DNA reveals new hominin population that is neither Neanderthal nor modern human* Researchers have discovered evidence of a distinct group of “archaic” humans existing outside of Africa more than 30,000 years ago at a time when Neanderthals … Continue reading