Daily Archives: February 3, 2017

European Culture Capital Paphos aims for new beginning

The title of European Capital of Culture is passed around each year to lesser known cities, given them time in the limelight. Cyprus’ tiny city of Paphos hopes the status will bring renewal, reports DW’s Barbara Wesel.

Low level of oxygen in Earth’s middle ages delayed evolution for two billion years

A low level of atmospheric oxygen in Earth’s middle ages held back evolution for two billion years, raising fresh questions about the origins of life on this planet.

New research by the University of Exeter explains how oxygen was trapped at such low levels.