Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Hitchhockian Horror in Sofia – Crows Attack People

"One crow pecked me on the head and the other attacked me in the back of my leg, I felt a blow as one bird continued to chase me, the pain was quite strong, my calf was cramping and I went straight to Pirogov emergency hospital," relates on BNR Andronika Martonova, an art historian and associate professor at the Institute for Art Studies of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Six Earthquakes Registered in Bulgaria's Rhodope Region in 24 Hours

A total of six weak earthquakes were registered on the territory of Smolyan region on May 12 and 13. According to data from the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography (NIGGG) of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the strongest of these six earthquakes had a magnitude of 2.9 on the Richter scale and was recorded at 1.20am on May 13.

Two Romanian researchers sign article in Nature journal: Neanderthals passed genes to first modern humans

Researchers Oana Teodora Moldovan and Silviu Constantin from the "Emil Racovita" Institute of Speleology of the Romanian Academy recently signed an article in Nature journal, together with an international team of archaeologists and speleologists, that shows that there was a genetic transfer, resulting from the interbreeding between the Neanderthals and the first anatomically modern humans to a

Earthquake Measuring 3,5 Registered in Blagoevgrad Region

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3,5 on the Richter scale and at a depth of 13 kilometers was registered on the territory of Blagoevgrad region (southwestern Bulgaria) this night at 02:31 am, reported the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

Light Earthquake Registered near Yakoruda, Southwestern Bulgaria

An earthquake was recorded this morning near Yakoruda, southwestern Bulgaria, reported the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography (NIGYG) of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS).

The quake was recorded at 5:23 a.m. this morning. According to initial data, it had a magnitude of 2.8 on the Richter scale and a depth of 12 km.

 

Science for Business Forum Makes a Comeback – Exciting Bulgarian Projects Premiered Online

The most interesting projects developed at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, ready to give a start to a successful business were presented at the Science for Business forum.

For the first time, the Bulgarian vaccine against COVID-19, PCR test kits, a device for dry-mist air disinfection, bioceramics based on a space technology and many others were introduced.

New Earthquake Registered in Greece, Close to Bulgarian Territory

An earthquake was registered early this morning in Greece, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences reported, quoted by Nova TV. The quake measured 3.1 on the Richter scale.

The quake occurred at 4:29 a.m. The epicenter is located 21.9 km northeast of Komotini, near Krumovgrad, about 244 km from Sofia.

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