• Did Ancients Humans Spend the Winters in Hibernation? New Study Suggests They Did

    Did Ancients Humans Spend the Winters in Hibernation? New Study Suggests They Did0

    Fossils found in Spain suggest that our human predecessors may have hibernated in the winter. Bones collected in Spain’s northern region of Atapuerca show a pattern similar to hibernating animals’ bones. Scientists Antonis Bartsiokas and Juan-Luis Arsuaga examined skeletal evidence from Neanderthals and modern humans (Homo heidelbergensis) to find traces of hyperparathyroidism (over-secretion of the

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  • 12,500 Years Old Rock Art Revealed in Colombian Amazon

    12,500 Years Old Rock Art Revealed in Colombian Amazon1

    A team of British-Colombian Archaeologists discovered, recently, an important collection of rock art from 12,500 years ago in the cliffs of Serranía de la Lindosa, Colombia. The giant rock art depicts geometric shapes, humans, and ice age animals, such as the mastodon and the palaeolama. Researchers believe that the vibrant red pictures were drawn by the community

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  • Human CO2 Emissions Thwart Next Ice Age

    Human CO2 Emissions Thwart Next Ice Age0

    A new Ice Age should begin within the next 1,500 years, but it might not, due to human emissions of carbon dioxide – says a new study of Cambridge University. The research team led by Luke Skinner examined different factors, including data on the Earth’s orbit, to find out more about the interglacial period we

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