Wooden sickles more than 7,000 years old found in Italy

Archaeologists presented the results of a study of three wooden sickles discovered during underwater excavations at the Early Neolithic site of La Marmotta in Italy. It turned out that these tools were made more than seven thousand years ago from oak and wood belonging to the rose family. Ancient people used resin from pine trees… Continue reading Wooden sickles more than 7,000 years old found in Italy

The burial of a “vampire woman” with a sickle on her neck and a castle on her leg was found in Poland.

Archaeologists have discovered the burial of a “vampire woman” in Poland dating back to the 17th century. An iron sickle lay across the deceased's neck, and there was a padlock on the big toe of her left foot. As reported by Arkeonews, perhaps the reason for the unusual ritual was the appearance of the deceased.… Continue reading The burial of a “vampire woman” with a sickle on her neck and a castle on her leg was found in Poland.

Archaeologists have found a 600-year-old kitchen in Moravia

Czech archaeologists have unearthed a well-preserved medieval kitchen during work in the town of Novy Jicin in the Moravian-Silesian Region. Archaeologists date the brick oven, hearth and surviving pottery to the beginning of the 15th century. Radio Prague International reports this. Novy Jicin was supposedly founded at the end of the 13th century at the… Continue reading Archaeologists have found a 600-year-old kitchen in Moravia

Novosibirsk archaeologists excavated an early Neolithic sanctuary in the Irtysh region

Novosibirsk archaeologists, during the study of the settlement of Ust-Tartas-1 of the Barabinsk culture, discovered and excavated the remains of an ancient sanctuary, where the inhabitants of the Irtysh region were engaged in ritual activities in the 7th–6th millennia BC. It is a U-shaped ditch that surrounded numerous pits with sacrifices. Among the finds, items… Continue reading Novosibirsk archaeologists excavated an early Neolithic sanctuary in the Irtysh region

The discoverers of CRISPR/Cas9 were left without a patent for the technology in the United States

The US Patent Trial and Appeal Board has ruled on the dispute between the discoverers of the CRISPR/Cas9 system and those who adapted it for genome editing in human cells. Now the patent for the use of this technology belongs to the Broad Institute, and not to those who were awarded the Nobel Prize in… Continue reading The discoverers of CRISPR/Cas9 were left without a patent for the technology in the United States

Raw materials for ancient metallurgists from Poland were mined in the Ore Mountains

Archaeologists examined a bronze razor and casting artifacts discovered during excavations of a Late Bronze Age burial ground in the Polish city of Legnica. They managed to find out that copper ore for making metal tools was mined on the territory of modern Saxony – in the Ore Mountains. It is possible that the three… Continue reading Raw materials for ancient metallurgists from Poland were mined in the Ore Mountains

The blow that breaks destinies

Every year, 15 million people experience a stroke. Afterwards, these people risk never returning to normal life: they often have difficulty controlling their limbs and even speaking, so they need rehabilitation. Risk factors for stroke include stress, overwork and smoking. In this material we will tell you why a stroke is so dangerous and how… Continue reading The blow that breaks destinies

“The birth of a Soviet woman. Worker, peasant woman, pilot, former and others in art of 1917-1939″

When the Bolsheviks came to power in Russia at the beginning of the 20th century, they rejected previous religious, national, class, and gender norms. Women in the new society were assigned fundamentally different roles, which was reflected in proletarian art. In the book “The Birth of a Soviet Woman. Worker, Peasant, Pilot, “Former” and Others… Continue reading “The birth of a Soviet woman. Worker, peasant woman, pilot, former and others in art of 1917-1939″

You look like shit

Imagine yourself as a bird from the rainforest. All day long you scurry around in the treetops, looking for insects and other small prey. Suddenly, out of the corner of your eye, you notice movement. Did something small and tasty move on a branch?! But when you turn to the potential victim, you only see… Continue reading You look like shit

Local residents discovered a bronze dagger over 3,200 years old in Slovakia

Residents of Slovakia discovered a large bronze dagger, the length of which is almost 26 centimeters, while relaxing in the vicinity of the town of Hlohovec. Such artifacts are characteristic of the burial mound culture that arose in Central Europe around the 16th century BC. This was reported in a press release from the Trnava… Continue reading Local residents discovered a bronze dagger over 3,200 years old in Slovakia