Denisovan DNA found in sediments of Baishiya Karst Cave on Tibetan Plateau

IMAGE: Baishiya Karst Cave view more  Credit: HAN Yuanyuan One year after the publication of research on the Xiahe mandible, the first Denisovan fossil found outside of Denisova Cave, the same research team has now reported their findings of Denisovan DNA from sediments of the Baishiya Karst Cave (BKC) on the Tibetan Plateau where the Xiahe […]

Arctic Ocean sediments reveal permafrost thawing during past climate warming

Rigging gravity corer on the deck of icebreaker Oden on SWERUS-C3 expedition 2014. Credit: Björn Eriksson Sea floor sediments of the Arctic Ocean can help scientists understand how permafrost responds to climate warming. A multidisciplinary team from Stockholm University has found evidence of past permafrost thawing during climate warming events at the end of the […]

Arctic Ocean sediments reveal permafrost thawing during past climate warming

IMAGE: Rigging gravity corer on the deck of icebreaker Oden on SWERUS-C3 expedition 2014. view more  Credit: Björn Eriksson Sea floor sediments of the Arctic Ocean can help scientists understand how permafrost responds to climate warming. A multidisciplinary team from Stockholm University has found evidence of past permafrost thawing during climate warming events at the end […]