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Bedbugs chose humans on several occasions in their evolutionary pastBedbugs chose humans on several occasions in their evolutionary past — [18 May 2019] — Bedbugs rank high among the list of most unwanted human bedfellows but have been parasitic companions with other animals for more than 100 million years. Work by an international team…
Dwarfs under dinosaur legs: 99-million-year-old millipede discovered in Burmese amberDwarfs under dinosaur legs: 99-million-year-old millipede discovered in Burmese amber — [7 May 2019] — Even though we are led to believe that during the Cretaceous the Earth used to be an exclusive home for fearsome giants, including carnivorous velociraptors and arthropods larger than…
New research project by the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Science will study the origin, formation and conservation of the invertebrate fauna on the Balkan PeninsulaNew research project by the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Science will study the origin, formation and conservation of the invertebrate fauna on the Balkan Peninsula — [4 April 2019] — On December 17, 2018, the Scientific Research Fund of the Ministry of Education and Science and the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences signed a…
Ex Wunderkammern by Regina José Galindo, Tiziana PersEx Wunderkammern by Regina José Galindo, Tiziana Pers — [11 August 2018] — The National Museum of Natural History in Sofia (NMNHS) hosts a new contemporary art exhibition in its halls. Titled Ex Wunderkammern, the show is an invitation from international artists…
The scientific collections of the National Museum of Natural History and the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research at BAS have been recognised as part of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI)The scientific collections of the National Museum of Natural History and the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research at BAS have been recognised as part of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) — [11 August 2018] — In July 2018, the scientific collections of the members of the Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities (CETAF) were included in the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures…
A tribute to the scientist Boyan PetrovA tribute to the scientist Boyan Petrov — [21 June 2018] — The scientific research and the participation of Boyan Petrov in projects related to environmental protection were presented by his colleagues in 'Prof. Marin Drinov' hall at the Bulgarian…
Historia naturalis bulgarica goes onlineHistoria naturalis bulgarica goes online — [9 January 2018] — On 3 January the series Historia naturalis bulgarica, along with the previous ISSN for a printed edition got a new one and began to appear as a free access online journal…
How cats conquered the worldHow cats conquered the world — [20 June 2017] — Cats conquered the (ancient) world long before they conquered the Internet, reports a paper published this week in Nature Ecology and Evolution. The DNA analysis of over 200 cats spanning…
International team of scientists presents evidence that the oldest pre-humans lived 7.2 Ma ago on the BalkansInternational team of scientists presents evidence that the oldest pre-humans lived 7.2 Ma ago on the Balkans — [23 May 2017] — An international scientific team from Germany, Bulgaria, Greece, Canada, France and Australia, headed by Professor Madelaine Böhme (The Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and…
'Nature and people in the mountains of Pakistan' -- Boyan Petrov's photo exhibition and his debut book 'The first seven''Nature and people in the mountains of Pakistan' — Boyan Petrov's photo exhibition and his debut book 'The first seven' — [4 February 2017] — The National Museum of Natural History, in cooperation with the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Sofia and VAKON Publishers present 'Nature and people in the mountains…
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