Markus Ott

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Ancient treasures on show in Germany reveal turbulent past

BERLIN (AP) — An arrowhead firmly lodged in the skull of an ancient fallen warrior, a voluptuous woman's form carved from ivory and the mask of a Roman river god are among more than 1,000 major archaeological discoveries being brought together for the first time.<p>The exhibition opening Friday at …

Stone Age

A 15-minute online quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

Getty Images/Matt Cardy<p>Human personality is fantastically complex, which is why personality tests that try to shoehorn a person into binary, defined …

Psychology

The mysterious way your body changes with the weather

Does the damp cause arthritis? Can air pressure shifts bring a headache? Will the temperature influence a baby's sex? David Robson finds some surprising evidence for the folklore.<p>In 2013, neuroscientists reported one of the strangest case reports in the history of medicine: a man who claimed to be …

July 2015

Why do we get sleep in our eyes?

Our eyes fill up with gunk as we sleep, but what is it? As Jason G Goldman discovers, the stuff has a more important job than it seems.<p>The first thing I do when I wake up each morning is look at the long list of notifications that have silently accumulated on my phone as I slept. The second thing I …

The surprising health benefits of going for a run

Jonny Cooper looks at the unlikely positives of going for regular jogs, including a boost in your fertility and a decrease in your chances of developing cancer<p>Running is a funny thing.<p>If you give credence to a school of evolutionary thinking, then going for a run is fundamental to the human …

Rare, Black Flamingo Spotted in Cyprus

Cyprus

How to move your music and photo libraries from one iOS device to another

There are three things that can eat up all of the free space on your iOS devices, and those are music, photos and videos. These are also the three …

Scientists can trace your ancestors to within 30 miles using DNA

You might know where your forebears lived a few generations prior, but how about the exact village they came from -- <i>1,000 years</i> ago? Thanks to DNA sequencing, it's now possible to find that out in many cases according to researchers from the University of Sheffield in the UK. The aptly-named GPS or …