Archaeology, Heritage, Museum, Prehistory

Adeus Luzia!

“Two hundred years of work, research and knowledge were lost.” President Temer said after the fire. “It’s a sad day for all Brazilians.” More than 20 million pieces of history, including Egyptian mummies and historic artwork, may have been destroyed. One of the museum’s most famous artifacts is known as “Luzia,” the skull and bones […]

Prehistory

The genome of the offspring of a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father

Neanderthals and Denisovans are extinct groups of hominins that separated from each other more than 390,000 years ago. Here we present the genome of ‘Denisova 11’, a bone fragment from Denisova Cave (Russia) and show that it comes from an individual who had a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father. The father, whose genome bears traces […]

Smart Tourism, Tourism

FITUR 2018 will showcase on tourism innovation

FITUR 2018 will host the conferences on tourism innovation as the world of tourism gear up for the first international tourism exhibition of the year. The conferences on tourism innovation, entitled ‘Tourism Intelligences,’ will be organised by the Asociación Española de Expertos Científicos en Turismo, (AECIT – Spanish Association of Science Experts in Tourism). This […]