CATEGORY: Ice Age
Were Humans Responsible for Killing Off the Wooly Mammoth?
August 18, 2015

According to a new statistical study, mankind—not climate change—was the driving force behind the extinction of prehistoric behemoths like the wooly mammoth and the saber-toothed tiger. Read More

Can Scientists Clone a Woolly Mammoth? Should They?
November 19, 2014

Scientists seeking to clone the long-extinct woolly mammoth may have found the best hope yet of achieving their controversial goal. Read More

X-rays Provide Glimpse Into Short Lives of Baby Mammoths
July 9, 2014

X-ray scans of two baby mammoth skeletons found in Siberia help reveal in startling detail how the Ice Age animals lived and died. Read More

Scientists Point to Volcanoes As Ice Age Safe Havens
March 12, 2014

A new study concludes that the heat from Antarctic volcanoes helped many plants and bugs survive past ice ages. Read More

Do You Speak Ice Age?
May 7, 2013

Researchers may have traced hundreds of disparate languages to one Ice Age mother tongue. Read More

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Little Ice Age, Big Consequences
January 31, 2012

Explore some of the numerous events scholars have linked to the Little Ice Age, which new research suggests was caused by volcanic eruptions. Read More