Archaeologists uncover the remains of two Ice Age infants

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A National Science Foundation-funded team of archaeologists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks had uncovered the remains of two Ice Age infants, buried more than 11,000 years ago. The discovery represents the youngest human remains ever found in the North American Arctic. One infant died shortly after birth, and the other was probably a late-term newborn. The excavation took place in central Alaska, with the cooperation of local and regional native groups. The two infants were...

SDSU Geological Sciences Webinar - Kathleen R. Johnson

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Reconstructing Asian Monsoon History from Chinese Speleothems; Kathleen R. Johnson, Department of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine: While we know that modern anthropogenic climate change is superimposed upon significant natural climate variability, the instrumental record of climate is too short to capture the full range of this variability. In order to fully understand and predict future changes, therefore, high-resolution, welldated paleoclimate records are needed to...

Amazing Earth 2

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A documentary about volcanic eruptions, their causes and effects on Earth and the geological implications of those events in history and in the future - Part 2.