The Final Hours of the Iceman’s Tools

The Final Hours of the Iceman’s Tools

In 1991, scientists within the Italian Alps got here throughout a frozen, caramel-colored corpse face down within the melting ice. They named him Ötzi, or the Iceman. And since that point, researchers have been studying an increasing number of concerning the Iceman’s life within the Copper Age in Europe some 5,300 years in the past. […]

Listen to the Sounds of Narwhals That Have Been Elusive to Science

Listen to the Sounds of Narwhals That Have Been Elusive to Science

As melting ice opens east Greenland to petroleum prospectors and cruises, scientists are dashing to review the noises made by a distant inhabitants of toothed whales. ImageScientists tagging a uncommon east Greenland narwhal.CreditSusanna Blackwell You’d assume that narwhals couldn’t be extra enchanting. These elusive, ice-dodging, deep-diving whales have 10-foot snaggletoothed tusks, they usually see with […]

Earliest Known Human Footprints in North America Found on Canadian Island

Earliest Known Human Footprints in North America Found on Canadian Island

They discovered their first footprint in 2014. While digging about two ft beneath the floor in a 20-square-inch gap, they noticed an impression of one thing foot-shaped within the gentle brown clay. In 2015 and 2016, they returned and expanded the muddy pit. They found a number of extra steps preserved within the sediment. The […]