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Ancient Cave Art May Depict The World's Oldest Hunting Scene loading...
Ancient Cave Art May Depict The World's Oldest Hunting Scene
The spectacular scene in Indonesia reinforces the notion that the origins of art are more global than once thought.
Newly Spotted Lakes On Greenland Ice Sheet Are Speeding Up Its Demise loading...
Newly Spotted Lakes On Greenland Ice Sheet Are Speeding Up Its Demise
Satellite sleuthing reveals that Greenland summers now are warm enough to create 27 per cent more lakes than 20 years ago, and at higher elevations.
What Are Carbon Offsets? Here’s Why Travellers Are Buying Them. loading...
What Are Carbon Offsets? Here’s Why Travellers Are Buying Them.
Sales are on the rise—but not all carbon offsets are created equal.
Why Do We Get Annoyed? Science Has Irritatingly Few Answers. loading...
Why Do We Get Annoyed? Science Has Irritatingly Few Answers.
Loud chewing, persistent telemarketers, and pop-up ads drive our readers bonkers. This author co-wrote a book on why humans experience annoyance.
Why The New Zealand Volcano Eruption Caught The World By Surprise loading...
Why The New Zealand Volcano Eruption Caught The World By Surprise
The explosive event was “the actual worst-case scenario,” geologists report.
The World's Supply Of Fresh Water Is In Trouble As Mountain Ice Vanishes loading...
The World's Supply Of Fresh Water Is In Trouble As Mountain Ice Vanishes
These high "water towers" provide a huge percentage of global fresh water, but climate change and geopolitical stresses endanger their existence.
How To Live With Mega-Fires? Portugal’s Feral Forests May Hold The Secret loading...
How To Live With Mega-Fires? Portugal’s Feral Forests May Hold The Secret
The world's forests are getting drier and people are living closer to them, ushering in a dangerous new era—unless we can find a way to coexist with the flames.
These Are The Top 20 Scientific Discoveries Of The Decade loading...
These Are The Top 20 Scientific Discoveries Of The Decade
The 2010s yielded many incredible finds and important milestones. Here are our favourites.
Warming At The Poles Will Soon Be Felt Globally In Rising Seas, Extreme Weather loading...
Warming At The Poles Will Soon Be Felt Globally In Rising Seas, Extreme Weather
Ice loss, permafrost melt, fires: Trouble in the Arctic and Antarctic could cause shocks to the world’s weather and sea levels sooner than thought, says a new study.
See Our Four Favourite Innovations This Month loading...
See Our Four Favourite Innovations This Month
How Texas hounds fight rhino poachers, glitter goes green and more.
Early Meat-Eating Dinosaur Revealed Via Spectacular Fossil loading...
Early Meat-Eating Dinosaur Revealed Via Spectacular Fossil
The nearly complete skeleton belongs to an apex predator of the Triassic that hunted the ancestors of today’s mammals.
We’re Turning To Offbeat Foods To Survive A Harsher Climate loading...
We’re Turning To Offbeat Foods To Survive A Harsher Climate
Bambara groundnuts and weeds may not be at the top of most menus, but scientists hunting for wild cousins of modern crops may have found a solution for our future food needs.

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