A steep hill in southeastern Bolivia holds more than 5 thousand animal footprints, some of up to one meter, dating back more than 65 million years ago. But this paleontological treasure is threatened by human activity. The Hill, called Cal Orcko (mountain of lime, in Quechua) is one of the largest deposits of fossil footprints in the world. Stay on the outskirts of the city of Sucre, Southeast of the Bolivian valleys. On the terrace of ..
BBCBrasil.com The Denver Police Department, in the United States, arrested 17 people accused of involvement in a drug trafficking scheme that operated inside a taco trailer. According to the authorities, were seized 25 kilograms of methamphetamine, one of the largest seizures in the history in the u.s. State of Colorado. Methamphetamine is a synthetic drug that acts on the central nervous system (CNS), a very potent and highly addictive. ..
The Turkish Government has forbidden the country's students use tattoos and piercings in schools, a measure considered repressive and unenforceable by the opposition, according to the Turkish press said on Sunday. The tattoos, frowned upon by the conservative Turks, are very popular among urban youth, including among teenagers. Turkish President, Tayyip Erdogan, has already criticised the tattoo of a football player in the country photo: ..
Seeking freedom to learn, students invest in "informal doctorate". André Gravatá, one of the creators of the concept, explains that the idea is to develop a deep research, as in a PhD, but outside of the University structure. The project was launched in 2012 and is gaining adherents. After he graduated in Journalism from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP), Gravatá thought about doing a new course or a graduate. ..
A foreign member of the United Nations Mission to Liberia (Minul) contracted the Ebola virus, said Karin Landgren, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General. In a statement, Landgren States that the official medical services of Minul, whose identity and nationality were not revealed, was diagnosed after presenting symptoms of the virus on October 5. Landgren had announced last week the death of an employee probably because ..