A very cold spring has left some lakes slow to thaw. But that doesn't mean global warming as vanished, sadly. Continue reading →
Humans may have treated Neanderthals no better or worse than the other large ice age mammals they hunted, ate, and helped drive to extinction.
In the wake of news that Everest's glaciers are shrinking, we also learn that Peru's giant Quelccaya Ice Cap is wasting away, taking along with it a valuable archive of past climate data. Continue reading →
Ka-pow! If phytoplankton could make noise, this is what they might sound like off the coast of France this spring. Continue reading →
Only 1 percent of people in China are left-handed, while the global average is 10-12 percent.
All you have to do is walk in the right stinky right place. Trackways in Brazil have lasted more than 100 million years. Continue reading →
At 400 parts per million, we are far beyond what's natural or even what's been seen since humans evolved. Continue reading →
A new look at the chasms of Mars suggests there were kilometers-deep lakes that spilled catastrophically from one to another early in martian history.
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