Denisovan Humans in Tibet: A new study confirms the presence of Denisovan humans in the Tibetian Plateau

A team of international researchers have now confirmed the presence of a human lineage, the Denisovans, at the high altitudes of Tibet. In 2019, researchers had proposed that a jawbone found in the Baishiya Karst Cave, a Buddhist Sanctuary in Tibet, belongs to extinct hominins, known only from DNA, teeth, and bits of bone found […]

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Contrasting Climate Change in the Two Polar Regions

Introduction The Fourth Assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) noted that the global average surface air temperature had increased by 0.65° C ± 0.2° C for the period 1901-2005 (IPCC, 2007). There is now strong evidence that anthropogenic activity in the form of increasing greenhouse gas emissions is responsible for this […]

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