This Week’s Top Editor Pick
Marine scientists who studied crustaceans from three Pacific Ocean trenches, including the Mariana Trench, have discovered the depth of the influence of human activity on ocean ecosystems. Shrimp-like amphipods feeding at the bottom of the trenches were found to have elevated levels of carbon-14, which researchers attributed to nuclear bomb…
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An exhaustive U.N. report outlines the massive impact human activity has had on the natural world, suggesting that one million…
A recent study revealed that a 160,000-year-old human jawbone discovered in 1980 in a Tibetan cave came from the Denisovans,…
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