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European Hunter Gatherers And Farmers Mingled
2013-10-11 08:46:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A pair of new DNA-related studies, each appearing this week in the journal Science, shed new light on the history and evolution of European populations – including the revelation that hunter-gatherers and immigrant farmers lived together in the central part of the continent for more than 2,000 years. That discovery, reported in the paper “2000 Years of Parallel Societies in Stone Age Central Europe” by anthropologist...

2013-10-08 12:08:54

Professor Martin Richards, of the Archaeogenetics Research Group at the University of Huddersfield, has published a paper uncovering new information about how Ashkenazi Jewish men moved into Europe from the Middle East, and their marriage practices with European women. The origins of Ashkenazi Jews – that is, Jews with recent ancestry in central and Eastern Europe – is a long-standing controversy. It is usually assumed that their ancestors migrated into Europe from Palestine in the...

2013-09-30 23:30:33

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Outlook for Medical Devices in Central & Eastern Europe. London (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The countries of Central and Eastern Europe represented a total market of 303 million people and a combined GDP of US$3.3 trillion in 2013. Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) is composed of a diverse range of markets, all at different stages of development. All have healthcare systems in need of renovation; hospitals in the former...

Evidence Of Luxury Textile Production And Extraction Of Copper From Unknown Part Of Cypriote Bronze Age City
2013-09-04 07:21:55

University of Gothenburg A Swedish archaeological expedition from the University of Gothenburg has excavated a previously unknown part of the Bronze Age city Hala Sultan Tekke (around 1600–1100 BC). The finds include a facility for extraction of copper and production of bronze objects, evidence of production of luxurious textiles, as well as ceramics and other objects imported from all over the Mediterranean but also from central Europe. ‘One of our conclusions is that the Bronze...

2013-04-04 23:04:15

New Market Research Report Added In MarketResearchReports.Biz Reports Database Non-public hospitals market in Central Europe 2013. Buy the Copy of this Report @ http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/non-public-hospitals-market-in-central-europe-2013 Albany, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Growth in the market for non-public hospitals in the Central European countries of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia has been curtailed, to a degree, by lack of...


Latest Central Europe Reference Libraries

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2006-11-11 17:33:55

The Corn Bunting, Miliaria calandra, is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae. It breeds across southern and central Europe, north Africa and Asia across to Mongolia. It is mainly resident, but some birds from colder regions of central Europe and Asia migrate southwards in winter. The Corn Bunting is a bird of open country with trees, such as farmland and weedy wasteland. Sexes are similar in appearance. The male Corn Bunting is about 20% larger than the female. They have...

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2006-03-31 13:15:04

The Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus) is a European member of the thrush family Turdidae. During times of breeding it is found in the higher regions of western and central Europe and also in the Caucasus. During winter it prefers the warmer south. Ring Ouzels are omnivorous, and prefer a wide range of insects, earthworms and berries. They nest in bushes or similar, laying several eggs in a neat cup-shaped nest in rocky areas such as gullies or scree slopes. They do not form flocks, but...

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2006-02-24 15:45:31

The Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) can be distinguished from the Common Raven by its size (48"“52 cm in length) and from the Hooded Crow by its black plumage. There is frequent confusion between it and the Rook. The beak is stouter and in consequence looks shorter, and whereas in the adult Rook the nostrils are bare, those of the crow are covered with bristle-like feathers, in both adults and juveniles. This species breeds in western and central Europe, with an allied race (C. c....

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2005-08-25 10:57:06

The Migrant Hawker (Aeshna mixta) is one of the smaller species of hawker dragonflies. It measures roughly 63 mm in length and prefers still or slow-flowing water and can tolerate brackish sites. The flight period is from July to the end of October. They can be found in North Africa, southern and central Europe to the Baltic.

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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