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Ancient grain reveals the development of the earliest cities

How were the first cities established and how did they develop? The analysis of 8,000 years old grain from ancient Mesopotamia has some answers.

Playing football makes 70-year-olds’ bones young again

The sport could prevent osteoporosis later in life.

Bronze Age traders brought new animal species to Denmark

People have unwittingly influenced the spread of foreign animals for more than 2,000 years.

Well-preserved dinosaur was witness to a scary past

The dinosaur is believed to be 110 million years old and could be a new species.

C-sections can cause complications for surgery later in life

Study highlights the unforeseen and long-term effects for women’s health.

Full-fat fermented milk products linked to lower risk of stroke

Results could prompt authorities to rethink dairy product recommendations, says scientist.

UV-treated milk strengthens premature babies’ immune system

Much better than ultra-heat treated milk, show animal trials.

International strategy to prevent suicides from pesticide poisoning is failing

Promoting safer household pesticide storage has no effect on preventing suicides.

Volcanic eruptions hastened the end of the last ice age

... by punching a hole in the ozone layer above Antarctica.

Did Vikings really fight behind a shield wall?

It could all be a big misunderstanding, says archaeologist.