Recent decades may have been the wettest in 3,500 years in North East Tibet.
The largest mass extinction in the history of animal life occurred some 252 million years ago.
An international team of researchers has used DNA testing to give a unique view of the diet of large mammals,
The release of volatile organic compounds from Earth’s forests and smoke from wildfires 3 million years.
It was climate that killed many of the large mammals after the latest Ice Age
World’s oldest continuously surviving cancer.
Ancient Polytrichum mosses, trapped beneath the ice for thousands of years, are exposed.
Identifying potentially significant medium and long-term threats to conservation efforts.
Evidence that the Italian Alps are warming at an unprecedented rate.
About 65 million years ago, an asteroid or comet crashed into the Yucatán
Madagascar regularly retire to limestone chambers for their nightly snoozes
Lemon juice may have contributed to mass extinction
Scientific models of life's origins almost always look to minerals
Why do the faces of some primates contain so many different colors
Study atmosphere of the last 220 million years using fossil plant resins.
Wolves domesticated by more than 18,000 years ago
Mound-like deposits created by ancient photosynthetic bacteria, called stromatolites.
How far into the past can ice-core records go?
A researcher has developed a way to use the trees as a window into coastal condition
Riverside-led study points to an ancient oxygen-free and hydrogen sulfide-rich ocean
Scientists thought an ice sheet formed more than 90 million years ago when the climate was warmer than it is today. Now, fossil evidence suggests
Scientists at the CRPG-CNRS University of Lorraine, The University of Manchester and the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris have ruled out a theory