The plague, also known as Black Death, may have persisted for as long as 300 years in Europe. Scientists have taken a closer look at the bacteria that causes the sickness, Yersinia pestis, and have found it may have persisted in a previously unknown reservoir.
Researchers found that global mercury emissions from man made sources has declined by 30 percent in 20 years (1990-2010).
A new study found that the first European farmers were traced back to Anatolia. The researchers used human material from the Anatolian site Kumtepe.
Black raspberries, the next super food? Researchers found that black raspberries that are grown in Central Europe have greater health benefits compared to their better known cousins raspberries or blackberries.
Doctors in the early stages of their career are at an increased risk of depression, according to a comprehensive international review.
Roughly 30 percent of the 600 million who fall ill are children, researchers say; that's 420,000 people who die every year--125,000 who happen to be children under the age of five.
Europe may be in for more heat waves as climate change continues. Scientists have found that regional climate projections suggest enhanced probability of heatwaves anywhere in Europe.
Researchers may have uncovered a previously unknown "fourth strand" of ancient European ancestry. The newly discovered ancestry may tell researchers a bit more about ancient populations of humans.
After Europe experienced a solar eclipse in March of this year, researchers in Germany are trying to determine whether or not the eclipse impacted photovoltaic systems, ultimately disrupting the electrical supply across the country.
Scientists are getting a more in depth look at climate change in Europe. A new drought atlas maps more than 2,000 years of climate history.
A new study suggests that dogs were first domesticated in Central Asia. The findings are published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).