Paleontologists found a chunk of amber that contains a curious assemblage of land and water creatures, including the shell of an ammonite. The researchers believe that the fossils are from around 100 million years ago.
Ancient May 14, 2019
A baby snake fossil has been found preserved in amber from the Kachin region of Myanmar. The discovery is important because it revealed that snakes may have moved to forests from coastal regions earlier than previously thought, among other things.
Ancient July 19, 2018
EA Games quietly blocked an entire country from accessing Origin games, but it made a mistake. In a bid to comply with U.S. embargo and sanction laws, EA banned Myanmar without checking whether the embargo still applies.
Video Games October 30, 2016
A strong earthquake shook Myanmar and nearby Asian countries on April 13. Although some were injured as a result of stampede, there are no reported fatalities.
Society April 14, 2016
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Feature May 15, 2015
Pakistan's Federal Minister for Climate Change, Sen. Mushahid Ullah Khan, urged developing countries to stand united in making wealthy polluting countries take responsibility for causing global warming and for damaging the environment.
Earth/Environment May 7, 2015
Jerdon's babbler has not been seen since 1941 but recently showed up in Myanmar. What happened to this once-common species?
March 6, 2015
Bird flu is back in Myanmar, prompting officials to turn to culling chickens to prevent the H5N1 virus from spreading in the poultry industry. Controlling the outbreak in the industry also helps in protecting people.
Life February 26, 2015
Malaria parasites that are resistant to antimalarial drug artemisinin now inflict Myanmar and threaten to spread to India. Scientists said this could threaten efforts to control and eliminate the potentially deadly mosquito-borne disease.
Life February 20, 2015
Malaria is treated with drugs. If drugs stop working, the disease will go out of control, posing a very grave health concern that has the potential to affect the entire world.
Life December 16, 2014
A team of 70 people, including 10 "sea gypsies" who can dive deeply without the aid of breathing apparatuses, began the search again this week for a fabled 270-ton bell lost in the Myanmar river hundreds of years ago.
Arts & Culture August 14, 2014
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