Age of centuries-old tree resolved by luminescence dating method

Nuclear physicists from Turkey's Ankara University have used the luminescene method to decide the age of an ancient olive tree in Mugla province. Tests have...

Turkey taps space tech to boost agriculture in southeast

Scientists have joined forces with local authorities to improve agriculture in the vast deltas of southeastern Turkey, as part of a development project that...

Recreating the lifestyle of ancient Turks in the mountains

Ancient Turks who were nomads, wandering around their territories as the weather changes, lived in tent cities they called "oba." In time, they began...

Hit the road: Harvest and nature festivals this fall

It is often hard to decide where to start discovering a new country, but you are in luck because it's the perfect time to...

Kemeralti: Izmirs Grand Bazaar adapts to modern time

As an important port on the Aegean coast, Izmir has always been an influential trade center throughout history, so it is not surprising that...

Culinary arts at their best: Discover Adana one bite at a time

Love to eat great food? Then it's time to cross Adana off from your bucket list of places you need to see and taste. Whenever...

For coffee connoisseurs: Little-known Turkish coffee types

You may have heard about legendary Turkish coffee but did you know there is more than one type? If you are feeling adventurous, then...

Turkish entrepreneur develops plastic-eating bacteria

Plastic is one of the biggest pollutants on Earth. A simple plastic bottle takes 450 years to decompose while it takes up to 20...

Van cats take the stage at intl beauty pageant

Van cats are special. Not simply because of their white fluffy fur and mismatched eyes. But also because of their loving and tender attitude...

Istanbul rediscovers hollows and mounds of Gobeklitepe in photos

The Ara Guler Museum and Leica Gallery Istanbul have come together for an important exhibition in Istanbul for the first time. Within the scope...

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