Ice Age

Human footprints dating back to Ice Age discovered in Utah desert

The prints are coined "ghost tracks" - which appear suddenly for a short time when moisture conditions are right, and then disappear again.

Ice Age DNA shows dog ancestry from 2 separate gray wolf populations - study

Similar whole-genome time series from the Ice Age, in humans or other animals, could provide new information about how evolution happens.

Movie and a mammoth? Ice Age people created animated scenes by firelight - study

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.

Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentinian Patagonia. Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska.

Brain size a huge factor in surviving the Ice Age, TAU study finds

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.

May rains on the Kinneret, May 5, 2020

Ancient humans thrived near Israel's Kinneret during last ice age

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.

Himalayan glaciers melting at unprecedented rate, threaten region's water supply- study

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.

Floating ice as seen during the expedition of the The Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise ship at the Arctic

Father and son work to slow Siberian Ice Age thaw

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.


Prehistoric humans migrated to Israel during Ice Age

Before the jawbone from the Carmel was found, modern humans were thought to have left Africa around 100,000 years ago.

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