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

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

Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels peaked to an average of over 419 parts per million over the course of May, 50 percent higher than the stable levels that were present before the industrial revolution, and the highest they’ve been in well over 800,000 years. May 2021’s average CO2 levels came in at 419.13read more