The bronze hand and its thin gold cuff, along with a bronze dagger and a human rib bone, were discovered by the metal detectorists near Lake Biel in the Bernese Jura, about 28 miles (45 km) northwest of Bern, Switzerland, according to a Canton de Bern press release.
Cancer rates vary wildly across the world, and we don't know why. To solve this mystery, scientists are tracking down the genomic fingerprints of cancer-causing mutations.
An upstart hospitality group has shifted the epicenter of Paris nightlife a little closer to the Tenth Arrondissement.
It is one of the most important developments in human history, affecting everything from engineering to international trade to political systems.
This should surprise no one, but the US's healthcare system is far from a picture of health.
We have no idea why he would choose to do such an outrageous, life-risking stunt. Even though he emerged out of this unscathed, it's still a horrible thing to do to the train conductor.
What trouble in Turkey reveals about the perils of strongman rule.
People are dying as the platform causes political and social turmoil in countries across the world.
Washington imposes $200 billion taxes on Chinese goods, while Beijing targets $60 billion of US goods.
President Trump prepares to face world leaders at the UN General Assembly this week in the middle of a fast-escalating, head-on trade war with China.
Schools are competing to bring international STEM students to the US, but shifting policies mean that many students are prevented from taking open jobs that could allow them to stay in the country.
After a surge in popularity last month among esports fans, this week the Twitch app was abruptly removed from the iOS App Store in China, leaving fans in the lurch.
A king died after being served up a murderous fish in present-day Suzhou.
Within a distressed labor market, thousands of low-paid home workers create luxury garments without contracts or insurance.
With skepticism growing around this costly 76-year old machine, and heads of state including German chancellor Angela Merkel, Chinese president Xi Jinping and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau skipping UNGA, the question is: Do we still need the UN?
From rethinking resiliency to strengthening infrastructure and building codes, there's considerable work to be done.
As property prices skyrocket in China, some buyers are turning to homes with violent histories. But is it wise to invest if a ghost is believed to be part of the deal?
While cinematic attendance is high in the US, it is not the country with the highest number of theater visits per capita.
The once-endangered vicuna is thriving in the Peruvian Andes, thanks to a bold plan to sustainably gather and sell its valuable fleece – and give locals a stake in its survival.
It's some of the countries in the middle that have the most interesting elevation spans, especially the outliers — like Lesotho, whose *lowest* point is 4593 feet above sea level.
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