There is only a 10% chance of limiting global warming to under 1.5 degrees, says study

The study published in Nature says that it is still possible to restrict global warming to 1.9-2 degrees Celsius in this century if the COP 26 pledges are implemented fully and in a timely manner

Oldest known human DNA from Africa unveils complex migration

Computer analysis of six individual genomes sheds new light on the movement, lives and relations of people who lived between 18,000 and 5,000 years ago

Diet of our ancestors: Humans have been cooking grains longer than we thought

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha discusses the latest findings on the diet of ancient human beings. These findings can completely change old theories about hunter-gatherers simply relying on meat based diets

Research shows humans began consuming milk even before evolving to digest it

A study that appeared in the scientific journal Nature shows that people in today’s Kenya and Sudan were consuming milk products at least 6000 years ago

One year of COVID-19: The known and the unknown

The global response to the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of developing a vaccine has been unprecedented. However, there is still a lot to be understood about the disease and the virus which causes

World’s largest iceberg fractures into two, sends alarm bells ringing for South Georgia Island

If the iceberg collides with the South Georgian landmass it will create havoc for the biodiversity of the island, according to the European Space Agency, which recorded the fracture of the iceberg

Room temperature superconductor reported to have worked for first time

This could have a big technological impact, as it raises the possibility of the development of electronic equipment that is much faster and does not overheat

Oldest and largest structure of Maya civilization discovered in Mexico

The monument at the archaeological site of Aguada Fénix is a huge raised platform and looks like an artificial plateau itself. The Aguada Fénix measures about 1.4 kilometers in length, 399 meters in width, and 10-15 meters in height.