The prints are coined "ghost tracks" - which appear suddenly for a short time when moisture conditions are right, and then disappear again.
Similar whole-genome time series from the Ice Age, in humans or other animals, could provide new information about how evolution happens.
British researchers say the ancient engravings of animals on the flat surfaces of stones known as plaquettes appear to move when exposed to flickering flames of a hearth fire.
Researchers at TAU and from Italy found that a large brain in large animals meant relatively high intelligence, which helped them adapt and avoid hunters.
A study of animal remains found buried in Israeli archaeological site Ohalo II uncovered a rich diversity of food sources during a period of food scarcity on planet Earth.
A new study examining the ice loss of the Himalayan glaciers since the Little Ice Age has shown that they are melting at an unprecedented rate in comparison to the previous seven centuries.
Scientists say that greenhouse gas emissions from its thaw could eventually match or even exceed the European Union's industrial emissions due to the sheer volume of decaying organic matter.
Before the jawbone from the Carmel was found, modern humans were thought to have left Africa around 100,000 years ago.