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First evidence of Neanderthal cannibalism found in northern Europe

First evidence of Neanderthal cannibalism found in northern Europe

Archaeologists exploring Belgium’s Goyet caves have come across something quite shocking. They have found the first proof of Neanderthal cannibalism in northern Europe. The leftovers that have been discovered include radiocarbon-dated to be nearly 40,500 to 45,500 years old. According to a press release from the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, they have found that Neanderthals butchered and used their peers’ bones as tools.

Share price of XBiotech falls by 50% after late-stage colorectal trial results

Share price of XBiotech falls by 50% after late-stage colorectal trial results

XBiotech Incorporated share price fell by about 50% after it revealed its late-stage colorectal cancer study results to a European Society of Medical Oncology meeting in Barcelona. The results raised question over effectiveness of Austin-based biopharmaceutical company’s treatment for advanced colorectal cancer.

Volkswagen refuses to pay out to European customers to resolve emissions scandal

Volkswagen refuses to pay out to European customers to resolve emissions scandal

After Volkswagen resolved its emissions scandal in the US by paying $15bn, over 9 million European customers also demanded to be paid for emissions scandal. But the car manufacturer rejected to pay out to its European customers.

Chief Executive Matthias Muller during talks with European Commission Industry representative Elzbieta Bienkowska in Brussels revealed that their company does not want to pay compensation to its European customers who bought the company’s default cars.

Volkswagen refuses to make offer of compensation for European customers

Volkswagen refuses to make offer of compensation for European customers

Volkswagen has agreed to pay up to $15.3 billion as a settlement to resolve the emission scandal in the US. The settlement is considered to be the biggest one in the history of auto industry. German car maker has now made it clear that it would not carry out similar compensation for customers in Europe over the same issue.

Elementary Particle Physics Simulated In Quantum Computer

Elementary Particle Physics Simulated In Quantum Computer

The Standard Model of particle physics explains the characteristics of elementary particles, which are the elementary buildings blocks of matter. The Standard Model was further fortified when the Higgs boson was discovered at the CERN in 2012. However, the complications associated with several aspects of this theory make it difficult to scrutinize those using conventional computers.

Why LISA Pathfinder’s Astonishing Gravitational Wave Results are Important

Why LISA Pathfinder’s Astonishing Gravitational Wave Results are Important

After reporting ground-breaking gravitational wave results, LISA Pathfinder has opened a new window to gravitational wave observations from space, announced the European Space Agency (ESA).

Dance festivals introduce new generation to ecstasy

Dance festivals introduce new generation to ecstasy

According to the European Union drug agency, ecstasy usage is reviving and is becoming the preferred drug among youngsters across the UK and Europe. The return of ecstasy, which is the common name for MDMA, is much stronger than earlier.

The 2016 European Drug Report reveals that strong evidence has been found suggesting the revival of ecstasy’s popularity among the conventional drug users and also the new generation of youngsters.

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