The discovery of a large cache of bone tools dated to 400,000 years ago may change how paleontologists view the evolution of tool use amongst early humans. Discovered at a site called Castel di Guido near Rome, Italy, the collection consists of 98 tools made from the bones of theread more

For the first time in recorded history rain has fallen at Greenland’s Summit Camp, lasting several hours, this event melted more than a third of a million square miles of ice in one day. At 5:00 AM local time on August 14, the temperature at Summit Camp, at an elevation ofread more

Two researchers from the Santa Fe Institute in New Mexico are proposing a redefinition of the term “life” to extend beyond individual biological organisms to include structures and concepts that are produced not only by what would traditionally be considered lifeforms, but also to extend that definition to phenomena thatread more

July 2021 is officially the hottest month of July on record, according to NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information. Last month’s global average temperature was 0.93°C (1.67°F) above the 20th-century average, edging out 2016’s record by 0.01°C (0.02°F). The escalating heat is fueling weather extremes, with prolonged drought, extensive floodingread more