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Ancient Greek tomb dig finds marble statues
Archaeologists slowly digging through a huge 2,300-year-old tomb in northern Greece have uncovered two life-sized marble female statues flanking the entrance to one of three underground chambers.
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Russian scientists make rare find of 'blood' in mammoth
Russian scientists claimed Wednesday they have discovered blood in the carcass of a woolly mammoth, adding that the rare find could boost their chances of cloning the prehistoric animal.
Power struggles, doubt all found in the Facebook of Egypt's revolution
Egypt's 2011 revolution, described at the time as a "Facebook revolution," made Linda Herrera a big believer in the power of social media. A past resident of Cairo who had studied the online culture of Egyptian ...
Asia's billionaires see fastest wealth growth: report
Asia's billionaires led by Chinese tycoons enjoyed the fastest increase in their wealth this year compared to their peers in the rest of the world, a report said Wednesday.
Poverty rate drops for the first time since 2006
The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006, bringing a bit of encouraging news about the nation's economy as President Barack Obama and Congress gear up for the November elections.
Researchers explore shipwrecks near San Francisco
Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush.
Can Qatar rise to the challenge and accommodate alcohol at the 2022 Football World Cup?
The issue of alcohol consumption is the latest in a long line of talking points raised by the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, according to research from Taylor & Francis. From allegations of bribery and exploitation ...
New study explores the meanings of introversion in management education
Researchers from UWE Bristol are beginning an innovative study about introversion in Management Learning, Leadership, and the Teaching of Business Studies.
Will the real unemployment rate please stand up?
America's unemployment rate—most recently reported as 6.1 percent—has long been used to gauge the country's economic well-being. But a new working paper released by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public ...
Encryption is less secure than we thought
Information theory—the discipline that gave us digital communication and data compression—also put cryptography on a secure mathematical foundation. Since 1948, when the paper that created information theory first appear ...